Jerry Definition

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If you are wondering “What is the definition of Jerry?” you have come to the right place. On this page we will define Jerry as well as use it in a sentence or in context as well as outline the origins or etymology of the term Jerry when used in the context of skiing and snowboarding. Skiing and snowboarding is famous for having a high amount of jargon much like other similar sports (skateboarding, surfing, mountain-biking, etc.).

To look up other terms check out our dictionary of ski and snowboard jargon here. For the definition of Jerry, please read on.

What does Jerry mean in ski/snowboard slang

Jerry is a derogatory term used to describe a skier or snowboarder who is clueless to the ways of the mountain. Synonym for gaper made popular by the Instagram account, Jerry of the Day. A few ways to identify jerrys/gapers include gaper gaps, jeans, and Texas suitcases.

“Want to take a lap down Rainbow Road?”
“Rainbow Road? More like jerry road HA.”

Similar Terms: Gaper, Gaper Gap, Texas Suitcase


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Harry Sowers

Harry grew up outside of Denver Colorado and has been skiing and snowboarding since he was 3. He is most passionate about skiing and when he was in college at UC Boulder he even participated in the olympic trials for the USA Olympic Downhill Ski team.