jerk around - definition and synonyms

phrasal verb mainly American informal
present tense
I/you/we/theyjerk around
he/she/itjerks around
present participlejerking around
past tensejerked around
past participlejerked around
  1. 1
    [transitive] jerk someone around to treat someone in an unfair or dishonest way
  2. 2
    [intransitive] to behave in a stupid way
See also main entry: jerk