jitter


1jit·ter

noun \ˈji-tər\

Definition of JITTER

1
plural :  a sense of panic or extreme nervousness <had a bad case of the jitters before his performance>
2
:  the state of mind or the movement of one that jitters
3
:  irregular random movement (as of a pointer or an image on a television screen); also :  vibratory motion

Origin of JITTER

origin unknown
First Known Use: 1929

2jitter

verb

Definition of JITTER

intransitive verb
1
:  to be nervous or act in a nervous way
2
:  to make continuous fast repetitive movements

First Known Use of JITTER

1931

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