Definition of Jerkily

1. Adverb. With spasms. "The mouth was slightly open, and jerked violently and spasmodically at one corner"

Exact synonyms: Spasmodically
Partainyms: Jerky, Spasmodic

2. Adverb. With jerking motions. "She rose stiffly, jerkily from the window seat"

Definition of Jerkily

1. Adverb. In a jerky manner. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Jerkily

1. jerky [adv] - See also: jerky

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Jerkily

jerkdom
jerked
jerked meat
jerked off
jerker
jerkers
jerkess
jerkesses
jerkface
jerkfaces
jerkhood
jerkier
jerkies
jerkiest
jerkily (current term)
jerkin
jerkiness
jerkinesses
jerking
jerking off
jerkingly
jerkings
jerkinhead
jerkinheads
jerkins
jerkish
jerklike
jerkoffs

Literary usage of Jerkily

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1. The Century Illustrated Monthly Magazine by Roy J. Friedman Mark Twain Collection (Library of Congress) (1913)
"A little jerkily then, but very clearly, very concisely, the Senior Surgeon ... jerkily then, and blatantly unskilfully, with riotous puffs, and spinning of ..."

2. The Winston Simplified Dictionary: Including All the Words in Common Use by William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer (1919)
"wagging], to sway or swing from side to side with a quick, jerky motion; as, a dog traps his tall: to sway or swing: ri to move jerkily one way and the ..."

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