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jumpy

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adjective \ˈjəm-pē\

Simple Definition of jumpy

  • : very nervous : easily frightened

Full Definition of jumpy

jump·i·erjump·i·est

  1. 1 :  characterized by jumps or sudden variations

  2. 2 :  nervous, jittery

jump·i·ness noun

Examples of jumpy

  1. trying to calm jumpy passengers

  2. <flight attendants had to calm jumpy passengers after the plane hit unexpected turbulence>



1869

First Known Use of jumpy

1869

Rhymes with jumpy


JUMPY Defined for Kids

jumpy

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adjective \ˈjəm-pē\

Definition of jumpy

jump·i·erjump·i·est

  1. :  nervous 2





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