Synonyms for jerky


1. jerky, jerked meat, jerk, meat
usage: meat (especially beef) cut in strips and dried in the sun


1. arrhythmic, jerking, jerky, unsteady (vs. steady)
usage: lacking a steady rhythm; "an arrhythmic heartbeat"
2. choppy, jerky, sudden (vs. gradual)
usage: marked by abrupt transitions; "choppy prose"
3. anserine, dopy, dopey, foolish, goosey, goosy, gooselike, jerky, stupid (vs. smart)
usage: having or revealing stupidity; "ridiculous anserine behavior"; "a dopey answer"; "a dopey kid"; "some fool idea about rewriting authors' books"
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