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fidget

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noun fidg·et \ˈfi-jət\

Definition of fidget

  1. 1 :  uneasiness or restlessness as shown by nervous movements —usually used in plural

  2. 2 [2fidget] :  one that fidgets



Origin of fidget

irregular from fidge


First Known Use: 1674

Rhymes with fidget


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fidget

verb fidg·et

Simple Definition of fidget

  • : 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

  1. intransitive verb
  2. :  to move or act restlessly or nervously

  3. transitive verb
  4. :  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>



1754

First Known Use of fidget

1754




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