Synonyms for jerking

Synonyms for (noun) jerking

Synonyms: jerk, jerking, jolt, saccade

Definition: an abrupt spasmodic movement

Similar words: motility, motion, move, movement

Definition: a change of position that does not entail a change of location

Usage: the reflex motion of his eyebrows revealed his surprise; movement is a sign of life; an impatient move of his hand; gastrointestinal motility

Synonyms for (adj) jerking

Synonyms: jerking, jerky, arrhythmic

Definition: lacking a steady rhythm

Usage: an arrhythmic heartbeat

Similar words: unsteady

Definition: subject to change or variation

Usage: her unsteady walk; his hand was unsteady as he poured the wine; an unsteady voice

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