jerky

Definitions:

  • Of a jerking character; acting by jerks; spasmodic; capricious; impatient.
  • See the extract.
  • See <internalXref urlencoded="jerk">jerk</internalXref>.
  • Moving by jerks and starts; characterized by abrupt transitions
  • Foolish; ridiculous; stupid.
  • Meat, especially beef, that has been cut in strips and dried; meat that has been jerked; see first <xref urlencoded="jerk">jerk</xref>, v.
  • Characterized by physical <xref>jerking</xref>.
  • Lean meat <xref>cured</xref> and preserved by cutting into thin strips and air-drying in the sun.
  • lacking a steady rhythm
  • meat (especially beef) cut in strips and dried in the sun
  • marked by abrupt transitions
  • having or revealing stupidity
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