jerker : Definition, Usages, News and More

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  • n  someone who gives a strong sudden pull

  • But it was a good, tough, well-acted, beautifully designed and photographed movie, sentimental without being squishy, inspiring without being a tear-jerker and featuring honest .
  • As it emerges from its previous tellings, The Shopworn Angel is still a tear jerker in the grand mannersimple, senile and heroically sentimental.
  • He worked his way through Manhattan's Art Students League and the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts taking jobs as a dishwasher, cook and soda jerker, kept on painting in his .
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  • Top 10 Tear-Jerker Moments of the 2013 MLB Season
    The 2013 MLB season is closing in on the halfway mark, but the highlight of this season is not the play on the field but the human aspect of the game. Baseball is America's Pastime, and it brings out raw emotion in both players and fans. From frustrated screw-ups to amazing comeback stories, here are the top 10 tear-jerker moments from the 2013 MLB season so far. Begin Slideshow
    June 13, 2013 - Bleacher Report

  • Kelly Rowland in Times of India
    A couple of weeks ago, Beyonce did a show in Los Angeles and asked me and Michelle (Williams) to join her on stage for Survivor. It was a real tear-jerker. The fans were crying and going nuts. I'd definitely like us to do more stuff like that,...
  • Kevin Bartlett in The Age
    It was alleged that Richmond's Mal Brown grabbed Essendon's Graeme 'Jerker' Jenkin by the balls,recalled Bartlett when quizzed about the fight. "Then John Cassin came off the bench and jumped on the back of Mal, and then he started...
  • Shawn Andrews in CBS News
    It's tough. What the specialist told me was a tear-jerker,Andrews said, declining to elaborate because Reid doesn't allow players to discuss their injuries. "It's out of the doctor's hands. It's out of my hands. I just have to rehab it."

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