Synonyms of jerky
bumpyDictionary • He stood abruptly and left the room at a fast, jerky walk.
bumpy • a hot and bumpy journey across the desert
rough • She made her way across the rough ground.
jumpy • I told myself not to be so jumpy.
spasmodic • My husband's work was so spasmodic.
convulsive • Convulsive sobs racked her body.
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bumpyA bumpy journey is uncomfortable and rough, usually because you are travelling over an uneven surface.
• a hot and bumpy journey across the desert
convulsiveA convulsive movement or action is sudden and cannot be controlled.
• Convulsive sobs racked her body.
jumpyIf you are jumpy, you are nervous or worried about something.
• I told myself not to be so jumpy.
Thesaurus for jerky from the Collins English Thesaurus