adjective fidg·ety \ˈfi-jə-tē\

: moving a lot because of nervousnees, boredom, etc. : tending to fidget

Full Definition of FIDGETY

:  inclined to fidget
:  making unnecessary fuss :  fussy
fidg·et·i·ness noun

Examples of FIDGETY

  1. He grew more fidgety with each passing hour.
  2. <I get too fidgety to sit after a few minutes in a waiting room.>

First Known Use of FIDGETY

circa 1736


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