jerk around Informal
Meaning: If someone jerks you around, they treat you badly or they deceive you in some way.Synonym: mess around, mistreat
- jerk sb/sth around I wish the insurance company would stop jerking us around and just pay us the money they owe us.
- be jerked around by sb/sth If you think you're being jerked around by a company you've bought something from, you should see the people at the consumer protection agency.
If you're being jerked around by somebody, you'll probably feel