Twerk definition

To dance in a sexually suggestive manner, often involving rapid movement.
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To move the body in a sexually suggestive twisting or gyrating fashion.
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An abrupt call, such as made by the California Quail.
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The definition of twerk is to move your bottom in a rhythmic, repetitive motion while bending over and dancing.

An example of twerk is to make a YouTube video where you quickly move your backend to look sexy while bending over and dancing.

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A fitful movement similar to a twitch or jerk.
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To twitch or jerk.
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(slang, dated, US) A puny or insignificant person, generally male; a twerp.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
twerk
Plural:
twerks

Origin of twerk

  • Onomatopoeia, possibly coined by Roger Tory Peterson.

    From Wiktionary

  • Blend of twitch and jerk.

    From Wiktionary

  • Blend of twerp and jerk.

    From Wiktionary