Jerk - Crossword Clue

Crossword Clue Last Updated: 04/07/2023

Below are possible answers for the crossword clue Jerk.

3 letter answer(s) to jerk

  1. a pompous fool
  2. hardy and sure-footed animal smaller and with longer ears than the horse
  3. slang for sexual intercourse
  4. 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?"
  1. a former monetary unit in Great Britain
  2. a hair style for women and children; a short haircut all around
  3. a hanging weight, especially a metal ball on a string
  4. a long racing sled (for 2 or more people) with a steering mechanism
  5. a short abrupt inclination (as of the head); "he gave me a short bob of acknowledgement"
  6. a short or shortened tail of certain animals
  7. a small float usually made of cork; attached to a fishing line
  8. cut hair in the style of a bob; "Bernice bobs her hair these days!"
  9. make a curtsy; usually done only by girls and women; as a sign of respect; "She curtsied when she shook the Queen's hand"
  10. move up and down repeatedly; "her rucksack bobbed gently on her back"
  11. remove or shorten the tail of an animal
  12. ride a bobsled; "The boys bobbed down the hill screaming with pleasure"
  13. The name that refers to a person (usually male) with the name of Bob or a nickname fo
  1. a local and habitual twitching especially in the face
  2. Muscle spasms
  1. a powerful small boat designed to pull or push larger ships
  2. a sudden abrupt pull
  3. carry with difficulty; "You'll have to lug this suitcase"
  4. move by pulling hard; "The horse finally tugged the cart out of the mud"
  5. pull hard; "The prisoner tugged at the chains"; "This movie tugs at the heart strings"
  6. pull or strain hard at; "Each oar was tugged by several men"
  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. struggle in opposition; "She tugged and wrestled with her conflicts"
  9. tow (a vessel) with a tug; "The tugboat tugged the freighter into the harbor"
  10. Yank

4 letter answer(s) to jerk

  1. a dull stupid fatuous person
  1. (Yiddish) a jerk
  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"
  1. circular toy on string which goes up and down

5 letter answer(s) to jerk

  1. British, informal word meanig: Verb: lift or pull up abruptly Noun: an abrupt pull
  1. a person of subnormal intelligence
  1. (Yiddish) a jerk
  1. (pathology) sudden constriction of a hollow organ (as a blood vessel)
  2. a painful and involuntary muscular contraction

6 letter answer(s) to jerk

  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. move with abrupt, seemingly uncontrolled motions; "The patient's legs were jerkings"
  5. squeeze tightly between the fingers; "He pinched her behind"; "She squeezed the bottle"
  6. toss with a sharp movement so as to cause to turn over in the air
  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. make a sudden twisting motion
  5. twist and compress, as if in pain or anguish; "Wring one's hand"

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22's bottom pinched by America's sweetheart
A genius, no
A second son, one behaving foolishly
A singular and special fool
Act of war?
Action on the shirt sleev
American bum’s a fool
American giving no backing to Knight
American jerk
American tug
American's a jerk
American's vote against looking over conclusion to cyber-attack
American, abroad
An American, to a Brit
An X could represent it
Animal present at Jesus'
Animal; fool
Any old jerk
Apuleius's "golden" one
Balaam's beast
Balaam's mount
Balaam's rebuker
Beast of burden
Beast of burden carrying north American
Behavioral quirk
Behind a ship
Biblical jawbone source
Biblical rebuker
Big jerk
Bird by church provides tool
Blithering sort
Boat talked up — good initially
Bottom of a vessel
Bounce backwards and forwards
Bounce explosive, eliminating dam finally
Braying animal
Braying beast
Brief moment for twitch
Bronx Bomber
Builder who's 27 29 when the job's done
Californian, say, overseas accommodated in Turkey (Ankara)
Certain X
Certain X or O
Charley horse, e.g.
Charlie returned to south of France with no money
Clinton's behind Democratic mascot
Clipped manner of speaking ultimately felt stupid
Complete jerk
Convulsive spasm
Could that be ma's plaything?
Difficult parting from lively woman? About right
Donkey concealed amongst llamas, surprisingly
Donkey's cousin
Donkey's uncle
Dope and beer? Bishop'll avoid that!
Dope one I love gets in Delft on vacation
Dorky sort
Dostoyevsky novel, with "
Drag spare tyre over
Draw canal upwards
Draw stomach back
Drawing of the heart?
Dull type
Dummy username perhaps leads to insertion of Trojan
Dunce Tees had nothing invested in it
Dylan or Dole
End of a plumb line
Endless staying-power reflected in boat
Expression tense for Mike and Wally
Facial movement
Facial spasm
Fad item of '61
Fad item of 1961
First of all, I'm dismayed: I'm ostensibly the fool
First of three X's or O's
First X or O, say
Fit father's engaged in kinky sex?
Flash cut off, but revealing sudden movement
Fleeting muscle problem
Fluctuate between extremes
Fluctuate repeatedly
Fluctuate wildly
Fool girl, losing pound
Fool I spot holding electric current
Fool I spot holding one
Fool making girl lose her head
Fool regularly taking Air Djibouti
Fool stealing money from lots of people
Fool to go by, scratching head
Fool to participate in town near Leatherhead, apparently
Fool’s not left with girl?
Fool, a silly sausage for starters
Foolish person
Foolish person unaltered? I will go
Foolish sort
Forcefully twist
Former sailor and companion in tug
Game opener
Genuine exasperation, 14 having triumphed initially
Girl going topless, the fool
Girl going topless, the idiot
Girl losing head, the fool
Girl taking top off is a fool
Go up and down
Go up and down in the wat
Go up and down rapidly
Go up and down, as in the
God of war
Goofy guy
Harbor boat
Harbor craft
Harbor pusher
Harbor vessel
Harbor workhorse
Hardly Mr. Cool
Hearing blood-sucking arachnid, it might be nervous
Hinny's mother
Hoofed mammal in Kansas occasionally
Hope for laughs?
Horse relative
I had nothing invested in it, being a fool
I had sex appeal to ensnare old fool
I point, when coming across one simpleton
I spot nurses beginning to inject Hoskins?
Ian Dury is often thought, at first, a Blockhead
Idiot biting girl’s head off
Idiot girl removing top
Idiot in Massachusetts
Idiot singer missing introduction
Imbecile soldiers moving south
Innocent wedding vow contains one term of endearment
Involuntary habitual response
Involuntary jerk
Involuntary muscular contraction
Involuntary muscular spasm
Involuntary spasm
Involuntary twitch
Irregular movement with sign of approval reportedly
Is Isaac oddly withdrawn about mount which Abraham was up on?
It can be used to walk th
It can go round the world
It comes easily to hand
It has its ups and downs
It may come easily to han
It proceeds with craft
It's used to walk the dog
Item on string solver cut twice
Jack or jenny
Jack, for one
Jackets for keen army about to show pluck
Jerk from Sweden involved in unsolicited emails
Jerk springs on top of mountain
Jerking movement
Kind of box
Latter half of erotic spasm
Lift abruptly
Lift first of immaculate white shrouds
Lift sharply
Little jerk not quite recalling quote
Long-eared animal
Long-eared equine
Long-eared farm animal
Lord's supporter succeeded in playing
Member of the genus Equus
More than a twitch
More than one solver yet to finish? Child's play, perhaps, using this
Mount in the Bible
Move nervously
Move up and down repeatedly — up or down!
Movement perceived in previous answer?
Mr. Uncool
Mug — I had nothing to fill it
Mug in Christmas stocking
Mule's father
Mule's kin
Muscle contraction
Muscle convulsion
Muscle movement
Muscle spasm
Muscle twitch
Muscular convulsion
Muscular spasm
Nana married to leave service
Nerdy sort
Nervous mannerism
Nervous twitch
No exemplar of erudition
Not exactly a brainiac
Nothing gained by rustic cricket shot
Obstinate type
One carrying a back pack
One far from wise in Djibouti oddly
One might be verbal
One sod of course forgetting verse in Dumbo
One that may balk
One with a burden
Only half rate this beast
Opening in "Hollywood Squ
Ordinary Joe
Ordinary schlub
Pack animal
Painful muscle contraction
Palm Sunday mount
Part of three-in-a-row
Personal quirk
Plaything, time after time having gone up?
Pledge to collect one, finding lift quickly
Pole feeding beast in tug
Pompous fool
Pompous fool one found on ship
Pompous person
Pompous sort
Pompous type
Port pusher
Powerful boat
Provider of a jawbone to
Pull a fast one?
Pull bovine animal across rear of barn
Pull hard
Pull in Scottish Borders town, say
Pull sharply
Pull someone across the pond
Pull suddenly
Pull with a jerk
Pull young girl across river
Pull young lady? Get right in!
Quadruped; fool
Quick draw?
Quirk of brief noise made by a clock
Quirky behavior
Quirky habit
Raise suddenly
Real dope
Recurrence of mastoiditis renders one senseless
Recurrent movement in first third of game (see 6)
Recycled information in newspaper article
Repeatedly, you almost bounce up and down
Right away Vlad would demon­strate he's not very bright
Rise and fall repeatedly
Robert Browning's beginning Ring and Book
Robert's hairstyle
School mom dumps married idiot in New York
Second person’s bottom pinched repeatedly - seen as source of fun?
Sergeant Major joining health resort to get fit
Servant girl grabbing Romeo's tool
Sharp tug
Shilling haircut?
Ship-to-shore aid
Short cut
Short do
Short haircut
Short hairstyle
Short, jerky motion
Show wild instability
Shudder, e.g.
Sign of nerves in a politician
Silly fool
Silly one
Silly-billy I spot mainlining premier bit of ice
Simpleton’s one point taking one in
Singer cut Ma Baker's last line
Smart ___ (wise guy)
So singular an animal
Social misfit
Something beyond your con
Something to swing on a s
Son opening unwanted mail in sudden attack
Sort of movement some solicitor set up
Spasmodic muscle contraction
Spool-and-string toy
Start of a simple game
Start of a winning combin
Stomach-turning jerk
Stringed toy
Stringed toy (hyph.)
Stubborn one
Stubborn sort
Stupid dictator's extremely overconfident
Stupid jerk
Stupid person
Sudden contraction
Sudden involuntary movement
Sudden jerk
Sudden jerk, head on mattress touching springs
Sudden jerking movement
Sudden outburst
Sudden violent twist
Sure-footed work animal
Teller of a tale "full of
Tense character in Macbeth making sudden movement
The 1d?
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
The ____, Iggy Pop album and Fyodor Dostoevsky novel
This plonker's oddly vacant mild riposte
Time to encounter sorceress in the grass
Tiny Tim's dad
Tool architect left on top of church
Total idiot
Tower in the water
Towing boat; pull
Toy boy, not British, going up repeatedly
Toy consisting of a spool and string
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 sharply
Tug suddenly
Twist badly
Twist violently
Twitch irregularly — or regularly — with this
Twitch regularly with this?
Twitch, seen every so often?
Type of spanner
U.S. soldier in W.W. II
Uncool sort
Unhip sort
Utter doofus
Violent criminal shipping heroin in vessel
Wally in the role of head of state
Water tower?
Weave's partner
What buoys do
What twitch regularly shows?
When son can be a fool
When to get son donkey
Wild, hit out regularly? Silly
Witless couturier briefly invested in new tech­nology
Woman claiming right is a difficult change
Word said with a head sla
X-X-X part
Yank backing good German
Yank raised bottle, parting with tip
Yank’s stomach turned over
You and I exist incompletely and deteriorate
You can't control it
Your uncle’s hairstyle?
Zebra relative
___ for apples
___ Tacs (breath mints)
___-proof (easy to operat

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