jittery


jit·tery

adjective \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

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

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