Jerk - Crossword Clue

Below are possible answers for the crossword clue Jerk.

ASS
BOB
DORK
IDIOT
SCHMO
SHMO
SPASM
TIC
TUG
TWITCH
WRENCH
YANK
YOYO
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ASS
  1. slang for sexual intercourse
  2. hardy and sure-footed animal smaller and with longer ears than the horse
  3. the fleshy part of the human body that you sit on; "he deserves a good kick in the butt"; "are you going to sit on your fanny and do nothing?"
  4. a pompous fool
BOB
  1. a hair style for women and children; a short haircut all around
  2. a former monetary unit in Great Britain
  3. cut hair in the style of a bob; "Bernice bobs her hair these days!"
  4. make a curtsy; usually done only by girls and women; as a sign of respect; "She curtsied when she shook the Queen's hand"
  5. remove or shorten the tail of an animal
  6. move up and down repeatedly; "her rucksack bobbed gently on her back"
  7. ride a bobsled; "The boys bobbed down the hill screaming with pleasure"
  8. a short abrupt inclination (as of the head); "he gave me a short bob of acknowledgement"
  9. a short or shortened tail of certain animals
  10. a small float usually made of cork; attached to a fishing line
  11. a hanging weight, especially a metal ball on a string
  12. a long racing sled (for 2 or more people) with a steering mechanism
DORK
  1. a dull stupid fatuous person
IDIOT
  1. a person of subnormal intelligence
SCHMO
  1. (Yiddish) a jerk
SHMO
  1. (Yiddish) a jerk
SPASM
  1. (pathology) sudden constriction of a hollow organ (as a blood vessel)
  2. a painful and involuntary muscular contraction
TIC
  1. a local and habitual twitching especially in the face
TUG
  1. struggle in opposition; "She tugged and wrestled with her conflicts"
  2. pull hard; "The prisoner tugged at the chains"; "This movie tugs at the heart strings"
  3. pull or strain hard at; "Each oar was tugged by several men"
  4. move by pulling hard; "The horse finally tugged the cart out of the mud"
  5. carry with difficulty; "You'll have to lug this suitcase"
  6. tow (a vessel) with a tug; "The tugboat tugged the freighter into the harbor"
  7. strive and make an effort to reach a goal; "She tugged for years to make a decent living"; "We have to push a little to make the deadline!"; "She is driving away at her doctoral thesis"
  8. a sudden abrupt pull
  9. a powerful small boat designed to pull or push larger ships
TWITCH
  1. a sudden muscle spasm; especially one caused by a nervous condition
  2. make an uncontrolled, short, jerky motion; "his face is twitching"
  3. move or pull with a sudden motion
  4. squeeze tightly between the fingers; "He pinched her behind"; "She squeezed the bottle"
  5. move with abrupt, seemingly uncontrolled motions; "The patient's legs were jerkings"
  6. toss with a sharp movement so as to cause to turn over in the air
WRENCH
  1. a hand tool that is used to hold or twist a nut or bolt
  2. a jerky pulling movement
  3. a sharp strain on muscles or ligaments; "the wrench to his knee occurred as he fell"; "he was sidelined with a hamstring pull"
  4. twist and compress, as if in pain or anguish; "Wring one's hand"
  5. make a sudden twisting motion
YANK
  1. an American (especially to non-Americans)
  2. an American who lives in the North (especially during the American Civil War)
  3. pull, or move with a sudden movement; "He turned the handle and jerked the door open"
YOYO
  1. circular toy on string which goes up and down
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First of three X's or O's
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Harbor craft
Harbor pusher
Harbor vessel
Harbor workhorse
Hardly Mr. Cool
Hinny's mother
Hope for laughs?
I point, when coming across one simpleton
Idiosyncrasy
Idiot
Imbecile
Involuntary habitual response
Involuntary jerk
Involuntary muscular spasm
Involuntary twitch
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Jack, for one
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Knucklehead
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Lord's supporter succeeded in playing
Loser
Lunkhead
Member of the genus Equus
Merry-andrew
Mooncalf
More than a twitch
Moron
Mount in the Bible
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Mr. Uncool
Mule's father
Mule's kin
Muscle contraction
Muscle movement
Muscle spasm
Muscle twitch
Muscular convulsion
Muscular spasm
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Nerdy sort
Nervous mannerism
Nervous twitch
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Ninny
Nitwit
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No-brainer?
Nobody
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Numbskull
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Onager
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Pompous person
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Port pusher
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Pull
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Pull hard
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Quadruped; fool
Quick draw?
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Quirky behavior
Quirky habit
Real dope
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Rise and fall repeatedly
Ship-to-shore aid
Short cut
Short do
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Show wild instability
Shudder, e.g.
Sign of nerves in a politician
Silly one
Simpleton
Smart ___ (wise guy)
So singular an animal
Social misfit
Something beyond your con
Something to swing on a s
Spasm
Spasmodic muscle contraction
Spool-and-string toy
Start of a simple game
Start of a winning combin
Stringed toy
Stringed toy (hyph.)
Stubborn one
Stubborn sort
Stupid jerk
Stupid person
Stupidhead
Sudden contraction
Sudden jerk, head on mattress touching springs
Sudden outburst
Sure-footed work animal
Teller of a tale "full of
The first O of O-O-O
The first X of X-X-X
The first X?
The law, to Mr. Bumble
The man dismissed from Ashes is a fool
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Tic
Tic-tac-toe
Tiny Tim's dad
Tool architect left on top of church
Total idiot
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Towing boat; pull
Toy
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Toy making a comeback
Toy on a finger
Toy on a string
Toy that "sleeps"
Toy that does tricks
Toy that goes "around the
Toy that might go "around
Trump's behind a force of the far right
Tug
Tug suddenly
Twinge
Twist badly
Twist violently
Twister?
Twitch
Twitch, seen every so often?
Type of spanner
U.S. soldier in W.W. II
Uncool sort
Unhip sort
Utter doofus
Weave's partner
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