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Jerkiest

ˈdʒɜː.ki

Meanings of Jerkiest:

adjective

Characterized by abrupt stops and starts.

Usage examples:

The coach drew to a jerky halt
noun

Meat that has been cured by being cut into long, thin strips and dried.

Usage examples:

Beef jerky

Jerkily

ˈdʒɜː.kəl.i

Meanings of Jerkily:

adverb

In a way that is not smooth and pleasant, but has quick and sudden movements

Usage examples:

He began to dance jerkily., the car rolled jerkily to a halt.

Jerkin

ˈdʒɜː.kɪn

Meanings of Jerkin:

noun

A sleeveless jacket.

Usage examples:

A sleeveless, quilted jerkin might be all you need for extra warmth - or a large, woollen wrap inst…

Meanings of Jerkined:

adjective

Wearing a jerkin; also with modifying word specifying the type of jerkin.

Jerkiness

ˈdʒɜː.ki.nəs

Meanings of Jerkiness:

noun

The quality of not being smooth and pleasant, but having quick and sudden movements

Usage examples:

There was a jerkiness to his movement., the condition is characterized by jerkiness of the legs and…

Jerking

dʒɜːk

Meanings of Jerking:

verb

Move or cause to move with a jerk.

Usage examples:

The van jerked forward
noun

A quick, sharp, sudden movement.

Usage examples:

He gave a sudden jerk of his head

Meanings of Jerkingly:

adverb

In a jerking manner.

Jerkins

ˈdʒɜː.kɪn

Meanings of Jerkins:

noun

A sleeveless jacket.

Usage examples:

A sleeveless, quilted jerkin might be all you need for extra warmth - or a large, woollen wrap inst…

Meanings of Jerkish:

adjective

Characterized by abrupt stops and starts; jerky. somewhat rare.

Meanings of Jerksome:

adjective

Characterized by jerking movements; jerky.

Jerkwater

ˈdʒɜːkˌwɔː.tər

Meanings of Jerkwater:

adjective

Of or associated with small, remote, and insignificant rural settlements.

Usage examples:

Some jerkwater town

Jerky

ˈdʒɜː.ki

Meanings of Jerky:

adjective

Characterized by abrupt stops and starts.

Usage examples:

The coach drew to a jerky halt
noun

Meat that has been cured by being cut into long, thin strips and dried.

Usage examples:

Beef jerky

Meanings of Jeroboam:

noun

A wine bottle with a capacity four times larger than that of an ordinary bottle.

Usage examples:

A jeroboam, at four bottles, might be more practical.

Jeroboams

ˌdʒer.əˈbəʊ.əm

Meanings of Jeroboams:

noun

A wine bottle with a capacity four times larger than that of an ordinary bottle.

Usage examples:

A jeroboam, at four bottles, might be more practical.

Jerrican

ˈdʒɛrɪkan

Meanings of Jerrican:

noun

A large flat-sided metal container for storing or transporting liquids, typically petrol or water.

Usage examples:

Children and adults, including elderly men and women, filled jerricans and other containers with wa…

Jerries

ˈdʒɛri

Meanings of Jerries:

noun

A chamber pot.

verb

Understand or realize.

Usage examples:

I still hadn't jerried what was going on

Meanings of Jerry:

noun

A chamber pot.

verb

Understand or realize.

Usage examples:

I still hadn't jerried what was going on
adjective

Built quickly and badly using cheap materials

Jerry-built

ˈdʒer.i.bɪlt

Meanings of Jerry-built:

adjective

Built quickly and badly using cheap materials

Jerrybuilt

ˈdʒɛrɪbɪlt

Meanings of Jerrybuilt:

adjective

Badly or hastily built with materials of poor quality.

Usage examples:

The works, while clear, are also ambiguous; a number look ramshackle, jerry-built, jumbled - even c…

Jerrycan

ˈdʒer.iˌkæn

Meanings of Jerrycan:

noun

A large flat-sided metal container for storing or transporting liquids, typically petrol or water.

Usage examples:

Children and adults, including elderly men and women, filled jerricans and other containers with wa…

Jerrycans

ˈdʒɛrɪkan

Meanings of Jerrycans:

noun

A large flat-sided metal container for storing or transporting liquids, typically petrol or water.

Usage examples:

Children and adults, including elderly men and women, filled jerricans and other containers with wa…

Meanings of Jersey:

noun

A knitted garment with long sleeves, worn over the upper body.

Usage examples:

When i moved my trade show uniform from an ottoman rib to a jersey knit, he adjusted the tape to ma…
proper noun

The largest of the channel islands; population 91,900 (est. 2009); capital, st helier.

Jerseyan

ˌnjuː ˈdʒɜː.zi.ən

Meanings of Jerseyan:

noun

Someone from the us state of new jersey

Usage examples:

New jerseyans have historically paid less for gas because the state's gas tax is lower than in many…

Jerseys

ˈdʒəːzi

Meanings of Jerseys:

noun

A knitted garment with long sleeves, worn over the upper body.

Usage examples:

When i moved my trade show uniform from an ottoman rib to a jersey knit, he adjusted the tape to ma…
proper noun

The largest of the channel islands; population 91,900 (est. 2009); capital, st helier.

Jerusalem

dʒəˈruː.sələm

Meanings of Jerusalem:

proper noun

The holy city of the jews, sacred also to christians and muslims, lying in the judaean hills about 30 km (20 miles) from the river jordan; population 763,600 (est. 2008).

noun

The city claimed by israel and palestine as their capital, in the central part of israel and the southwestern part of the palestinian west bank territory

Usage examples:

The hostess was from jerusalem and her husband from nablus, a region famous for its sweets., titus …

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