Synonyms for jerky

Synonyms for (noun) jerky

Synonyms: jerk, jerked meat, jerky

Definition: meat (especially beef) cut in strips and dried in the sun

Similar words: meat

Definition: the flesh of animals (including fishes and birds and snails) used as food

Synonyms for (adj) jerky

Synonyms: anserine, foolish, gooselike, goosey, goosy, jerky, dopey, dopy

Definition: having or revealing stupidity

Usage: ridiculous anserine behavior; a dopey answer; a dopey kid; some fool idea about rewriting authors' books

Similar words: stupid

Definition: lacking or marked by lack of intellectual acuity

Synonyms: choppy, jerky

Definition: marked by abrupt transitions

Usage: choppy prose

Similar words: sudden

Definition: happening without warning or in a short space of time

Usage: a sudden storm; a sudden decision; a sudden cure

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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