Translation of "jerk" - English-Catalan dictionary


verb /dʒɜːk/ us /dʒɜrk/

to move very quickly and suddenly, or to make something move like this

sacsejar, fer una batzegada
The truck jerked forward.
noun uk /dʒɜːk/ us /dʒɜrk/

a quick, sudden movement

estrebada, sacsejada
a sudden jerk of the head

US informal an unpleasant or annoying person

imbècil, torracollons
That guy is a real jerk.

(Translation of “jerk” from the Cambridge English-Catalan Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)