Unscramble Words


jerks

We have found lemma(root) word of jerks : jerk.

Definitions


[dʒəːk], (Noun)

Definitions:
- a quick, sharp, sudden movement
(e.g: he gave a sudden jerk of his head)

- a contemptibly foolish person.


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Origin:
mid 16th century (denoting a stroke with a whip): probably imitative


[dʒəːk], (Verb)

Definitions:
- move or cause to move with a jerk
(e.g: the van jerked forward)


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[dʒəːk], (Noun)

Definitions:
- meat or fish that has been seasoned or marinated in a blend of chilli, allspice, and other ingredients and barbecued over a wood fire
(e.g: a plate of jerk chicken)


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Origin:
early 18th century (as a verb): from Latin American Spanish charquear, from charqui, from Quechua echarqui ‘dried flesh’


[dʒəːk], (Verb)

Definitions:
- season or marinate (meat or fish) in a blend of chilli, allspice, and other ingredients and barbecue it over a wood fire
(e.g: If they didn't use pimento to jerk the chicken it's not the original Jamaican jerk chicken)

- cure (meat) by cutting it into strips and drying it
(e.g: they became excellent marksmen, poaching the wild cattle and jerking the beef)


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