or so·da jerk·er
[soh-duh jurk or soh-duh jur-ker]
noun Informal: Older Use.
a person who prepares and serves sodas and ice cream at a soda fountain.
Origin of soda jerk
1910–15, Americanism; soda jerk shortened form of earlier (1880–85) soda jerker
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US slang a person who serves at a soda fountain
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