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Translation of "jerk" - English-Spanish dictionary

jerk

verb /dʒɜːk/
to move very quickly and suddenly, or to make something move like this dar una sacudida (a) The truck jerked forward.
noun   /dʒɜːk/
a quick, sudden movement sacudida, tirón a sudden jerk of the head
US informal an unpleasant or annoying person imbécil, gilipollas That guy is a real jerk.
(Definition of jerk from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

jerk

noun /dʒəːk/
a short, sudden movement sacudida We felt a jerk as the train started.
jerky adjective ( comparative jerkier, superlative jerkiest)
jerking; full of jerks espasmódico a jerky movement a jerky way of speaking.
jerkily adverb
bruscamente The train moved jerkily along the track.
jerkiness noun
brusquedad, movimiento espasmódico
(Definition of jerk from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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