1. A jerk is a person, usually male, who is self-centred and shallow and manipulates other people, usually female. A typical jerk seduces a woman and then brags to his buddies about it, often ridiculing the woman’s sexual attributes in the process.
2. Jerk can also be used as a verb to denote annoying behaviour, particularly reneging on promises or commitments.
1. “That jerk just told the whole class about our date last night”.
2. “Stop jerking me around and repay me the money!”.