Jerky in a sentence as a noun

You don't really want a lot of fat in your jerky.

Just scrolling the website is jerky on my iPad Air.

Kobe jerky doesn't make any sense to me anyway.

You rotate the tablet, and the rotation of the screen isn't smooth but jerky.

And no offence to beef-jerky lovers, but good beef is wasted when turned into jerky...

They prefer to eat stuff they can hold in one hand while driving with the other - like beef jerky, cheese sticks, instead of salads.

I'm kinda shocked that anyone would have invested in it at all, fraud or no. Why would you desecrate Kobe beef by making jerky out of it?

Here the flicker is noticeable as jerky motion, and is mostly just a problem for video, games, mouse cursor motion, smooth scrolling, etc.

Jerky in a sentence as an adjective

But, Io's garbage collector didn't make the game jerky, even with a collect in my game loop.- There are some things that are better to write in C++ than in script.

I wish it was the idiots on Twitter who were getting fired - both the threatening jerky men as well as the opportunistic feminist ones.

Maybe he did something jerky a long time ago, someone called him out on his jerkyness, and so he doubled down, was even jerkier, just to show that other guy.

"Kind of jerky and unprofessional" is a staggering understatement.

* Herky jerky animations & orientation switching* No offline access!

Which doesn't mean that they shouldn't be fixed, just that it's hardly remarkable to find one. While certainly everyone is entitled to do disclosure however they see fit, it comes off kinda jerky to drop a working POC on the community just to advertise your unfinished competition.

I'm hoping this will be the death of that hideous OnSwipe Wordpress theme which tries to make a perfectly functional smooth-scrolling website and turn it into a faux iPad app with jerky, glitchy scrolling and none of the usual site navigation.

Jerky definitions


meat (especially beef) cut in strips and dried in the sun

See also: jerk


lacking a steady rhythm; "an arrhythmic heartbeat"

See also: arrhythmic jerking


marked by abrupt transitions; "choppy prose"

See also: choppy


having or revealing stupidity; "ridiculous anserine behavior"; "a dopey answer"; "a dopey kid"; "some fool idea about rewriting authors' books"

See also: anserine dopy dopey foolish goosey goosy gooselike