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Synonyms for jerky
ˈdʒɜr kijerky

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. jerky, jerked meat, jerkadjective

    meat (especially beef) cut in strips and dried in the sun

    Synonyms:
    saccade, jerk, dork, jerking, jerked meat, jolt, tug

    Antonyms:
    smart, gradual, steady

  2. arrhythmic, jerking, jerkyadjective

    lacking a steady rhythm

    "an arrhythmic heartbeat"

    Synonyms:
    choppy, foolish, anserine, dopy, dopey, jerking, goosey, arrhythmical, arrhythmic, goosy, gooselike

    Antonyms:
    steady, gradual, smart

  3. choppy, jerkyadjective

    marked by abrupt transitions

    "choppy prose"

    Synonyms:
    choppy, foolish, anserine, dopy, dopey, jerking, goosey, arrhythmic, goosy, gooselike

    Antonyms:
    smart, gradual, steady

  4. anserine, dopy, dopey, foolish, goosey, goosy, gooselike, jerkyadjective

    having or revealing stupidity

    "ridiculous anserine behavior"; "a dopey answer"; "a dopey kid"; "some fool idea about rewriting authors' books"

    Synonyms:
    jerking, choppy, foolish, anserine, dopy, dopey, goosy, goosey, arrhythmic, gooselike

    Antonyms:
    smart, steady, gradual

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. jerkyadjective

    Synonyms:
    abrupt, unconnected

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "jerky":

    dried

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Words popularity by usage frequency

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#14556jerk
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#18677jerking
#20230tug
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#30769jerky
#32582dork
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#73830dopey
#108153saccade
#175362goosey
#176916arrhythmic

How to use jerky in a sentence?

  1. Joseph Madalon:

    He was totally broiled, his skin had fallen off his body. There were huge chunks of skin on the sauna floor. He literally looked like jerky.

  2. Patrick Markey:

    The general story is people who play video games right after might be a little hopped up and jerky but it doesnt fundamentally alter who they are, it is like going to see a sad movie. It might make you cry but it doesnt make you clinically depressed.

  3. Robert Hamilton:

    Everything you do is very gentle, you don’t want to do jerky motions ever.

  4. Russ Versaggi of Tampa:

    It was a little herky-jerky, a little abrupt at times, but never felt threatened, never feel endangered here at all.

  5. Peter Jackson:

    All these cliché, black and white, jerky kind of figures that we don't pay much attention to anymore... it suddenly turns them into human beings.

Images & Illustrations of jerky

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