English to Afrikaans Meaning :: jerk

Jerk :
stoot
- stootrukrukkerigruktuig
 

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Noun(1) a dull stupid fatuous person(2) an abrupt spasmodic movement(3) (mechanics(4) meat (especially beef(5) raising a weight from shoulder height to above the head by straightening the arms(6) a sudden abrupt pull
Verb(1) pull, or move with a sudden movement(2) move with abrupt, seemingly uncontrolled motions(3) make an uncontrolled, short, jerky motion(4) jump vertically, with legs stiff and back arched(5) throw or toss with a quick motion

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(1) Traditional Cayman cuisine is hugely influenced by Jamaican jerk , curry and other vibrant seasonings.(2) jerk chicken(3) She was about to open her mouth to scream when she felt a sudden jerk .(4) I'm willing to say that yes, I am a moron, and a jerk , and I will pay all costs for your heel and dress to be cleaned and fixed.(5) Finally it happened and the knee jerk reaction is to build a big fence.(6) From fiery jerk dishes to sublimely sweet mangoes, the foods of Jamaica are exciting and comforting.(7) With a jerk of her thumb she gestured to where boxes upon boxes stood stacked.(8) While it was certainly difficult for him, Chip managed to jerk the bar above his shoulder into the air.(9) He started to step forward, intent on following the jerk , but Kenta was at his side before he could so much as shuffle forward half a step.(10) With a lot of prodding and poking and pushing and cajoling, it set off with a spasmodic jerk .(11) With a deft jerk of her wrist, she flung the flower out the window as well.(12) With a rough jerk , he pulled down a cylindrical piston ringed with switches and green lights.(13) The lying French press is critical in the iron sports, including the jerk in weightlifting and the bench press in power-lifting.(14) Kenji, being the impatient jerk , quickly pulled the towel out of Unbi's pants.(15) Now she was asking for his permission to date the jerk .(16) If you have to jerk the weight, it is probably too heavy, which can lead to strain and injury.
Related Words
(1) jerk out ::
ruk uit
(2) circle jerk ::
sirkel ruk
(3) jerk up ::
ruk op
(4) knee-jerk reaction ::
knie-stoot reaksie
(5) jerk-off ::
ruk-off
Synonyms
Noun
1. yank ::
Yank
2. jolt ::
stoot
3. dork ::
lul
4. tug ::
sleepboot
5. jerky ::
Biltong
Verb
6. yank ::
Yank
7. jolt ::
stoot
8. flick ::
fliek
9. hitch ::
haakplek
10. twitch ::
twitch
Antonyms
1. push ::
druk
Different Forms
jerk, jerked, jerkily, jerking, jerks, jerky
Word Example from TV Shows

The best way to learn proper English is to read news report, and watch news on TV. Watching TV shows is a great way to learn casual English, slang words, understand culture reference and humor. If you have already watched these shows then you may recall the words used in the following dialogs.

You know, I know he\'s a jerk,
but I actually feel bad for him.

You know, I know he's a JERK, but I actually feel bad for him.

The Big Bang Theory Season 9, Episode 13


Your psychic didn\'t tell you
I was going to be a jerk?

Your psychic didn't tell you I was going to be a JERK?

The Big Bang Theory Season 3, Episode 12


Until I fell in love with a jerk.

Until I fell in love with a JERK.

The Big Bang Theory Season 1, Episode 1


You\'re darn right it\'s fair play,
you selfish jerk!

You're darn right it's fair play, you selfish JERK!

The Big Bang Theory Season 9, Episode 23


He was being a jerk to everyone,
don\'t take it personally.

He was being a JERK to everyone, don't take it personally.

The Big Bang Theory Season 9, Episode 13


English to Afrikaans Dictionary: jerk

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