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English definition of “jerky”

jerky

adjective (MOVEMENT)   /ˈdʒɜr·ki/
of, relating to, or being a short, sudden movement or someone or something moving in this way: The film had jerky, Chaplinesque motion, and the audio was out of sync with the video.
(Definition of jerky adjective (MOVEMENT) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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