jerk - Writers' Dictionary

How to hyphenate jerk

jerk is hyphenated as jerk

How to pronounce jerk

jerk is pronounced dʒ[ə]r k

Number of syllables in jerk

The number of syllables in jerk is 1

What part of speech in jerk?

jerk can be a transitive verb or a noun or a verb participle

How common in the word jerk?

jerk is not ranked in the list of most common words in English

What sentiment does jerk convey?

Has a sentiment score of -3 on a scale of -5 to +5

Common collocations after 'jerk'

around, away, back, door, down, forward, hand, head, like, look, off, open, thumb, toward, upright

Common collocations before 'jerk'

arm, back, body, down, eye, felt, gave, hair, hand, head, just, knee, like, little, man

Common collocations of 'jerk'

again, arm, around, away, back, body, door, down, eye, feet, forward, free, hair, hand, head, just, leg, like, little, look, man, off, open, over, pull, right, side, thumb, toward, upright

Words with similar spelling to jerk

berk, erk, perk

Common Verb Collocations of jerk

act, be, begin, behave, bring, can, come, do, draw, feel, get, give, go, have, increase, indicate, know, look, may, might, pull, re, start, stop, try, turn, twitch, will, 're, 's

Common Conjunction Collocations of jerk

and, but, or

Lists containing jerk

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