Translation of "jerk" - English-Japanese dictionary


verb /dʒɜːk/ us /dʒɜrk/

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

~がガクンと動く, ~をガクンと動かす
The truck jerked forward.
noun uk /dʒɜːk/ us /dʒɜrk/

a quick, sudden movement

a sudden jerk of the head

US informal an unpleasant or annoying person

まぬけ, 嫌な奴
That guy is a real jerk.

(Translation of “jerk” from the Cambridge English–Japanese Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)