Jerking vs Pulling - What's the difference?

jerking | pulling |


As verbs the difference between jerking and pulling

is that jerking is while pulling is .

As nouns the difference between jerking and pulling

is that jerking is a motion that jerks; a jerk while pulling is the act by which something is pulled.

jerking

English

Verb

(head)
  • Noun

    (en noun)
  • A motion that jerks; a jerk.
  • * Oliver Sacks, Awakenings
  • The 'movement' was simultaneously emotional and motoric, and essentially autonomous (thus distinguishing it from passive jerkings and other pathology).

    pulling

    English

    Verb

    (head)
  • Noun

    (en noun)
  • The act by which something is pulled.