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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Meat (especially beef) cut in strips and dried in the sun adj. - Having or revealing stupidity; Marked by abrupt transitions; Not having a steady rhythm.

Usage examples (35)
  • The word "jerky" is believed to have come from the Spanish word charque which means roughly "dried meat."
  • "I was -- yes," came the reply, in short, jerky tones.
  • David Rossi bent his head and spoke in short, jerky sentences.
  • My wife and I are always fighting about whose jerky is better. for more
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