Try Our Apps


Gobble up these 8 terms for eating

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. 2015.
Cite This Source
British Dictionary definitions for soda-jerk

soda jerk

(US, slang) a person who serves at a soda fountain
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Cite This Source
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.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Word Value for soda

Scrabble Words With Friends

Nearby words for soda-jerk