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Definition of: YERK

yerk
(n.) A sudden or quick thrust or motion; a jerk.
(v. i.) To throw out the heels; to kick; to jerk.
(v. i.) To move a quick, jerking motion.
(v. t.) To throw or thrust with a sudden, smart movement; to kick or strike suddenly; to jerk.
(v. t.) To strike or lash with a whip.