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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Characterized by sudden, irregular, or unpredictable movement or style.

Usage examples (37)
  • Huawei's growth paralleled the herky-jerky rise of many Chinese firms.
  • Adjective : a herky-jerky home movie shown on an old projector
  • What fun (Not!), going herky-jerky up Kings Highway.
  • Movement is either herky-jerky or implausibly fluid. for more
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