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noun
  1. A quick, often unpleasant tug or shake.
When I yell "OK," give the mooring line a good !
  1. A sudden, uncontrolled movement, for instance, of the body.
  2. (physics) the change in acceleration with respect to time.
Usage note: Jerk is measured in metres per cubic second (m/s3) in SI units , or in feet per cubic second (ft/s3) in imperial units.
  1. (US, slang, pejorative) A person who is unwelcome due to unlikable qualities and behavior, often mean, foolish or disagreeable.
  2. A rich, spicy Jamaican marinade; a dish made with such a marinade.
verb
  1. To make a quick, often unpleasant tug or shake.
  2. To make a sudden uncontrolled movement.
  3. To marinade in jerk seasoning.

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