Definition of jerkily in US English:



  • See jerky

    • ‘The one grasped the other's arm and jerkily pulled her away from me.’
    • ‘The visuals are so polished and shiny that the characters lack the personality of their jerkily animated former selves.’
    • ‘I uttered a strangled yelp of sheer terror, as the unidentified floating object moved jerkily toward me.’
    • ‘As he moved jerkily towards the water, Slocum thought to herself: ‘He resembles a frog.’’
    • ‘She stood up and began to pace up and down, jerkily, as though her muscles hadn't been used for a long time.’