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knee-jerk

knee-jerk

Date: Aug 11 2005

Quote

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The thing that I want to say is, when you have people on for just knee-jerk, reactionary talk…

Definition

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An instinctive or automatic response or reaction

2. Use - Learn how the slang is used.

When something happens unexpectedly we can all react in different ways. Generally we react instinctively or out of habit. That is what we call our knee-jerk reaction.

Examples

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“His knee-jerk reaction to seeing a large spider was to scream.”

Winners

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people just react in responds to the nature.
by windleave
Knee-jerk means u react for something naturally or unconsciously.
by lovejustlove
That means reaction unintentional.
by humhu

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bbbfish

bbbfish

China

haha,i don’t know

01:40 AM Sep 27 2008 |

kexuan1986214

China

good

05:05 AM Aug 19 2005 |

ennichma

ennichma

United States

Love is the Knee-jerk. We give it and take it even you dunno when and how.

03:21 AM Aug 18 2005 |

seaocean

seaocean

Taiwan

I love the example.

02:34 AM Aug 14 2005 |

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