(adverb) with jerking motions; “She rose stiffly, jerkily from the window seat”

spasmodically, jerkily

(adverb) with spasms; “the mouth was slightly open, and jerked violently and spasmodically at one corner”

Source: WordNet® 3.1



jerkily (comparative more jerkily, superlative most jerkily)

In a jerky manner.

Source: Wiktionary


Jerk"y, a.

Definition: Moving by jerks and starts; characterized by abrupt transitions; as, a jerky vehicle; a jerky style.

Source: Webster’s Unabridged Dictionary 1913 Edition


Word of the Day

3 February 2023


(verb) cause to continue in a certain state, position, or activity; e.g., ‘keep clean’; “hold in place”; “She always held herself as a lady”; “The students keep me on my toes”

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Coffee Trivia

According to Guinness World Records, the largest coffee shop is the Al Masaa Café, which has 1,050 seats. The coffee shop was inaugurated in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, on 13 August 2014.

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