jerk Significado en Diccionario Cambridge Inglés Cambridge dictionaries logo
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

El diccionario y el tesauro de inglés online más consultados por estudiantes de inglés.

Significado de “jerk” - Diccionario Inglés

Significado de "jerk" - Diccionario Inglés

See all translations

jerkverb [I or T, usually + adv/prep]

uk   /dʒɜːk/  us   /dʒɝːk/
to make a short sudden movement, or to cause someone or something to do this: The car made a strange noise and then jerked to a halt. "What's wrong?" she asked, jerking her head up.
to (force or cause someone or something to) suddenly behave differently, usually by understanding something or becoming active again: The shock of losing his job jerked him out of his settled lifestyle.
Phrasal verbs

jerknoun [C]

uk   /dʒɜːk/  us   /dʒɝːk/
(Definition of jerk from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

Significado de "jerk" - Diccionario Inglés Americano

See all translations

jerkverb [always + adv/prep]

 us   /dʒɜrk/
to make a short, sudden movement, or to cause someone or something to move in this way: [T] She jerked the phone out of his hands. [I] The bus jerked to a halt.
Phrasal verbs

jerknoun [C]

 us   /dʒɜrk/
  • jerk noun [C] (PERSON)

slang a foolish, annoying person: What a jerk – he parked in my spot!
(Definition of jerk from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Más sobre la pronunciación de jerk
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

“jerk” in British English

“jerk” in American English

That’s fantastic! (Words meaning ‘very good’)
That’s fantastic! (Words meaning ‘very good’)
by ,
May 18, 2016
by Kate Woodford We all need words and phrases for saying that things are good or great – that we find them nice or very nice. This post aims to give you more ways to say that you like, or really like, something. Starting with a very frequent adjective; lovely is used a lot in UK English

Aprende más 

Palabra del día

parasol

a type of sunshade (= round frame covered in cloth on a stick) carried especially by women in the past, to give protection from the sun

Palabra del día

convo noun
convo noun
May 23, 2016
informal a conversation The convo around concussions mostly focuses on guys who play football, but Chastain thinks that this whole thing could be a headache for women too.

Aprende más