Definition of jerked in English:

jerked

Pronunciation /jərkt/ /dʒərkt/

adjective

  • 1(of meat or fish) seasoned or marinated in a blend of chili, allspice, and other ingredients and barbecued over a wood fire.

    ‘the food was great, especially the jerked chicken and ribs’
    • ‘authentic Jamaican jerked pork’
  • 2(of meat, especially beef) cured by being cut into long thin strips and dried.

Origin

Early 18th century from jerk.

Pronunciation

jerked

/jərkt/ /dʒərkt/