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soda jerk

or soda jerker

noun, Informal.
a person who prepares and serves sodas and ice cream at a soda fountain.
Origin of soda jerk
1910-15, Americanism; shortened form of soda jerker Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2016.
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British Dictionary definitions for soda-jerk

soda jerk

(US, slang) a person who serves at a soda fountain
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Slang definitions & phrases for soda-jerk

socks off, the

adverb phrase

Very thoroughly • Always used, like the semantically similar the brains out and the pants off, to intensify a verb: undressed her and screwed the socksoff her/ a theoreticalhomily onthe true meaning of Eros that, I am forced to admit, absolutely bored the socks off me

Related Terms

beat the socks off someone

[1845+; the earliest recorded form is knock the socks off, and the usage has been revived recently]

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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