By MICHAEL KIMMEL
Reviewed by WESLEY YANG
The sociologist Michael Kimmel provides a look at the young American male as a crude, aggressive jerk.
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guy Show phonetics
1 INFORMAL a man:
He's a really nice guy.
Do you mean the guy with the blonde hair and glasses?
2 MAINLY US guys used to address a group of people of either sex:
Come on, you guys, let's go.
3 in the UK, a model of a man that is burnt on a large fire on Guy Fawkes Night
jerk (PERSON) Show phonetics
noun [C] (US ALSO jerk-off) SLANG
a stupid person, usually a man:
You stupid jerk! You've just spilled beer all down my new shirt!