Examples of jittery in a Sentence
I always get jittery when I have to give a speech.
The latest economic news has made some investors jittery.
Recent Examples of jittery from the Web
There's a good story behind why post-punk icon Tommy Stinson, the jittery, compulsive and combustible engine of the Replacements, is bringing his acoustic tour to Louisville's Surface Noise Records.
Sure, terrorism fears are making Americans jittery.
That buoyant naïveté is key to this Spider-Man, and Holland brings it by the jittery bucketful.
After a while, a sense of quasi-normalcy returned to the jittery flight.
For every awesome shot of my jittery dog, the 5 botches a still shot of a basketball hoop.
He was partly credited with keeping such a jittery horse calm ahead of his sister's success.
Police brutality has never been a problem of rogue cops who lack de-escalation skills or have jittery trigger fingers.
He was prescribed Adderall, a common medication for people with ADHD, which conferred a razor-sharp focus but left him jittery, irritable and ultimately addicted.
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First Known Use of jittery
JITTERY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of jittery for English Language Learners
: very nervous
JITTERY Defined for Kids
Definition of jittery for Students
1 : very nervous I get jittery before a test.
2 : showing nervousness jittery handwriting
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