[hur-kee-jur-kee] /ˈhɜr kiˈdʒɜr ki/

progressing in a fitfully jerky or irregular manner:
a herky-jerky home movie shown on an old projector.


Jerky; spasmodic; not smooth: bellow and quiver with those herky-jerky spasms/ herky-jerky instability of Shepard’s plays/ producing a herky-jerky style of governing (mid-1950s+)


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