Definition of jerkiness in US English:

jerkiness

noun

  • See jerky

    • ‘But that means there's still that giveaway jerkiness of movement.’
    • ‘Epic theater proceeds through an accumulation of gests, resulting in a calculated jerkiness.’
    • ‘I thanked him with a smile and eye contact - a brusque dismissive thanks would have compounded my jerkiness - and went to Polo.’
    • ‘Isn't that jabbing masculine jerkiness, that anti-plateau jumpiness, what is so much of a turn-off about Prog?’
    • ‘Some have heel, joint and muscle ache, and frequent leg jerkiness when sleeping.’