Word Origins – Twerk

Twerk, /twərk/; verb:

Definition:

dance to popular music in a sexually provocative manner involving thrusting hip movements and a low, squatting stance.

Origin:

Latin, compound: Twit (or twitch) + Jerk (or Molly Cyrus)

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