fidget


1fidg·et

noun \ˈfi-jət\

Definition of FIDGET

1
:  uneasiness or restlessness as shown by nervous movements —usually used in plural
2
[2fidget] :  one that fidgets

Origin of FIDGET

irregular from fidge
First Known Use: 1674

Rhymes with FIDGET

2fidget

verb

: to make a lot of small movements because you are nervous, bored, etc. : to move or act in a nervous or restless way

Full Definition of FIDGET

intransitive verb
:  to move or act restlessly or nervously
transitive verb
:  to cause to move or act nervously

Examples of FIDGET

  1. He was constantly fidgeting in his chair.
  2. <small children are likely to fidget in church>

First Known Use of FIDGET

1754

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