Translation of knee-jerk in Spanish:

knee-jerk

reflejo rotular, n.

Pronunciation: /ˈniːdʒəːk//ˈni ˈˌdʒərk/

noun

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    reflejo rotular masculine
    before noun knee-jerk reaction reacción visceral / instintiva feminine
    • Apart from involuntary knee-jerks, it's the mind that rules.
    • Too often this country resorts to the knee-jerk in order to effect social change, maybe we just need to be a bit more inventive in the way we approach the problem.