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jittery

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adjective jit·tery \ˈji-tə-rē\

Simple Definition of jittery

  • : very nervous

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of jittery

  1. 1 :  suffering from the jitters

  2. 2 :  marked by jittering movements

jitteriness

play \-nəs\ noun

Examples of jittery in a sentence

  1. I always get jittery when I have to give a speech.

  2. The latest economic news has made some investors jittery.



1931

First Known Use of jittery

1931


JITTERY Defined for Kids

jittery

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adjective jit·tery \ˈji-tə-rē\

Definition of jittery for Students

  1. 1 :  very nervous <I get jittery before a test.>

  2. 2 :  showing nervousness <jittery handwriting>





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