Sorry, no definitions found. Check out and contribute to the discussion of this word!
Sorry, no etymologies found.
Sorry, no example sentences found.
Log in or sign up to add your own related words.
Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.
ruzuzu commented on the word hypnic jerk
Cf. moro reflex.
January 22, 2011
whichbe commented on the word hypnic jerk
Ahaha, this word sounds like an asshole at a hippie-themed picnic.
October 7, 2008
reesetee commented on the word hypnic jerk
See also hypnagogic startle.
sarra commented on the word hypnic jerk
A type of myoclonic jerk.
May 13, 2008
Also called sleep starts; the sensation of falling and then a sudden physical jerk into wakefulness.
Wordnik is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, EIN #47-2198092.