jerk – a noun a quick, sharp,pull, thrust, twist, throw or the like
a spasmodic usually involuntary,muscular movement any sudden, quick movement of the body, as in dodging something
a contemptibly naive , fatuous, foolish or inconsequential person
There were quick movements of the body to dodge flying objects. Unfortunately there was no dodging being called an inconsequential person.
Feelings were hurt.
Can we blame the verbal spillage on the full moon?
Tomorrow will be a better day.