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jerksome

blending and clipping jerk + irksome; adjective An adjective used to describe something that is both irritating and mean
An term used to describe something or someone that causes irritation or anger, especially when said situation is doing it out of intent.
 
Will you stop throwing candy at me while I'm trying to read this stupid book? You're being jerksome.
Etymology : Jerksome: jerk + irksome; jerk: 1935, "tedious and ineffectual person" from a lyric in Big Rock Candy Mountain," American English carnival slang, of uncertain origin. irksome: (adj) meaning "bothersome, burdensome" from early 15c from irk + -some Irk: (v) from mid 15c, irken, meaning "be weary of, be disgusted with," from earlier intransitive, "to feel weary" (from early 14c. Of uncertain origin, perhaps related to Old Norse "yrkja "work".
Source : Conversation between classmates. October 6, 2013
Last modified: 24 November 2013


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