jerky
Pronunciation
  • (America) IPA: /ˈdʒɝki/
Adjective

jerky (comparative jerkier, superlative jerkiest)

  1. Characterized by physical jerking.
  2. Having the behavior of a jerk unpleasant person.
Translations Noun

jerky

  1. Lean meat cured and preserved by cutting into thin strips and air-drying in the sun.
Translations
  • French: charqui, jerky
  • German: Trockenfleisch
  • Portuguese: charque
  • Russian: вяленый
  • Spanish: charqui
Verb

jerky (jerkies, present participle jerkying; past and past participle jerkied)

  1. (transitive) To cure and preserve (meat) by drying it, making jerky.
Synonyms
  • (preserve meat by drying) jerk



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