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
Set in 1929 and ’30, the show captures the jittery throb of Germany’s fragile, fractious but richly creative Weimar era as its brief existence got crushed in the Great Depression and indignant nationalism congealed into Nazism.
Vaughn was the jittery mayor of the fictional resort of Amity, puffing cigarettes, sporting amazing polyester jackets, telling Chief Brody and Hooper to chill on all the killer-shark talk.
Another participant, already jittery after being recently shot at, was beaten up his first week on the job.
Who was this person, jittery among the stacks of books drenched in rain in her rust-red raincoat — the same color of an old, open-back dress that he had once said bedeviled him?
One dream, involving a fiery roundabout death, shocked me to consciousness and put me in jittery mood.
Lava spurted from volcanic vents, toxic gas filled the air and strong earthquakes — including a magnitude 6.9 temblor on Friday — rocked an already jittery population.
For oil bulls already jittery over a U.S.-China trade spat, there's another warning sign lurking at Chinese ports.
Lose at any point before that, however, and Selection Sunday could be a jittery day for them.
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keyed up, on edge, on pins and needles, on tenterhooks;
JITTERY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of jittery for English Language Learners
: very nervous
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