Jerker Jerk"er, n. [1913 Webster] 1. A beater. [Obs.] --Beau. & Fl. [1913 Webster]

2. One who jerks or moves with a jerk. [1913 Webster]

3. (Zo["o]l.) A North American river chub ({Hybopsis biguttatus}). [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Jerker — m Swedish: dialectal form of Erik (see ERIC (SEE Eric)), formerly found mainly in the Uppland region. Variant: Jerk …   First names dictionary

  • jerker — jerk [ (d)ʒɛrk ] n. m. • 1965; mot angl. « secousse » ♦ Anglic. Danse moderne qui consiste à imprimer des secousses rythmées à tout le corps (tête et bras compris), comme si l on entrait en transes. V. intr. <conjug. : 1> JERKER [ (d)ʒɛrke… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • jerker — • jerk • jerker See: soda jerk or soda jerker …   Словарь американских идиом

  • jerker — 1. n. a drunkard; an alcoholic. (Because of visible shaking.) □ Some of the jerkers have the DTs. 2. n. a heavy user of cocaine. (Drugs.) □ The new guy is a jerker. You can see it in his eyes. □ The jerkers who need immediate treatment are sent… …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • jerker — noun a) A North American river chub (Hybopsis biguttatus). b) Someone or something that jerks. See Also: tear jerker …   Wiktionary

  • jerker — jerk ► NOUN 1) a quick, sharp, sudden movement. 2) Weightlifting the raising of a barbell above the head from shoulder level by an abrupt straightening of the arms and legs. 3) informal, chiefly N. Amer. a contemptibly foolish person. ► VERB 1)… …   English terms dictionary

  • jerker — noun see jerk II …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • jerker — See jerk1. * * * …   Universalium

  • jerker — n. person who jerks, person who gives sudden pushes or pulls …   English contemporary dictionary

  • jerker — jerk·er …   English syllables

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”