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jittery

adjective jit·tery \ˈji-tə-rē\

: very nervous

Full Definition of JITTERY

1
:  suffering from the jitters
2
:  marked by jittering movements
jit·ter·i·ness \-nəs\ noun
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Examples of JITTERY

  1. I always get jittery when I have to give a speech.
  2. The latest economic news has made some investors jittery.

First Known Use of JITTERY

1931

Rhymes with JITTERY

JITTERINESS Defined for Kids

jittery

adjective jit·tery \ˈji-tə-rē\

Definition of JITTERY for Kids

1
:  very nervous <I get jittery before a test.>
2
:  showing nervousness <jittery handwriting>

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