soda jerk
noun Date: 1922 a person who dispenses carbonated drinks and ice cream at a soda fountain — called also soda jerker

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • soda\ jerk — • soda jerk • soda jerker noun informal A person who serves soda and ice cream to customers, usually in a drug store or ice cream parlor. Bob worked as a soda jerk at the drug store all summer. He is just a soda jerker with no future …   Словарь американских идиом

  • Soda jerk — So da jerk, n. a person who serves soda, ice cream, similar foods from behind a {soda fountain}. [PJC] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • soda jerk — ☆ soda jerk n. [Old Slang] a person who works at a soda fountain: also soda jerker …   English World dictionary

  • Soda jerk — A soda jerk (or soda jerker [cite book | last = Allen | first = Irving | title = The City in Slang | publisher = Oxford University Press | location = Oxford Oxfordshire | year = 1993 | isbn = 0195092651 ] ) was a person typically a youth who… …   Wikipedia

  • soda jerk — or[soda jerker] {n.}, {informal} A person who serves soda and ice cream to customers, usually in a drug store or ice cream parlor. * /Bob worked as a soda jerk at the drug store all summer./ * /He is just a soda jerker with no future./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • soda jerk — or[soda jerker] {n.}, {informal} A person who serves soda and ice cream to customers, usually in a drug store or ice cream parlor. * /Bob worked as a soda jerk at the drug store all summer./ * /He is just a soda jerker with no future./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • soda jerk — so′da jerk (or jerk er) n. inf a person who prepares and serves sodas and ice cream at a soda fountain • Etymology: 1920–25 …   From formal English to slang

  • soda jerk — Informal. a person who prepares and serves sodas and ice cream at a soda fountain. Also, soda jerker. [1910 15, Amer.; shortened form of soda jerker] * * * …   Universalium

  • soda jerk — noun someone who works at a soda fountain • Syn: ↑soda jerker • Hypernyms: ↑counterperson, ↑counterwoman, ↑counterman * * * noun, pl ⋯ jerks [count] US old fashioned : a person who prepares and serves drinks and ice cream at a soda fountain …   Useful english dictionary

  • soda jerk — noun A person who works at a soda fountain. Syn: soda jerker …   Wiktionary

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