jerky
adjective
1. (erratic) 
Her jerky movements are a result of her Parkinson's disease.Sus movimientos espasmódicos son el resultado de la enfermedad de Parkinson.
His jerky speech pattern is rather off-putting.Su habla entrecortada es bastante desagradable.
2. (colloquial) (contemptible) (United States) 
a. estúpido 
Natalia was trying to be funny, but she just came across jerky.Natalia estaba tratando de ser chistosa, pero sólo dio la impresión de ser estúpida.
b. memo 
I can't believe how popular he is. He's so jerky.No puedo creer lo popular que es. Es tan memo.
noun
3. (culinary) 
a. la cecina (F) 
Carol takes beef jerky in her lunch every day.Carol lleva cecina de res en el lonche todos los dias.
b. el tasajo (M) 
We snacked on turkey jerky while riding in the car.Tomamos un tentempié de tasajo cuando íbamos en el coche.
c. el charqui (M) (South America) 
There was some venison and we made some of it into jerky.Había un poco de venado y preparamos charqui con una parte.
jerky
adjective
1. (movement) 
a. brusco(a) 
jerky [ˈdʒɜːkɪ]
adjective
jerkier (comparative)jerkiest (superlative) [+movement, motion] brusco; [+speech] entrecortado; vacilante;
Phrases with "jerky"
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beef jerky
la carne seca
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