jerklike

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

jerk +‎ -like

Adjective[edit]

jerklike (comparative more jerklike, superlative most jerklike)

  1. Resembling or characteristic of a jerk (sudden movement).
    • 2009, Robert E. Hales, Narriman C. Shahrokh, Dan G. Blazer, Study Guide to Geriatric Psychiatry (page 134)
      Tics are brief, repetitive, semi-voluntary, jerklike movements.

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