Translation of "jerky" - English-Spanish dictionary

jerky

noun [ no plural ] uk /ˈdʒɜː.ki/ us /ˈdʒɝː-/ US

meat that has been cut into long, thin strips and dried

cecina, charqui
beef jerky
adjective uk /ˈdʒɜː.ki/ us /ˈdʒɝː-/

quick and sudden

brusco, entrecortado
The disease causes sudden jerky movements of the hands and legs.
jerkily adverb uk /-kɪ.li/ us
jerkiness noun [ no plural ] uk /-nəs/ us

(Translation of “jerky” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)