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
But given Trump’s increasingly hostile rhetoric towards Chinese trade policies, U.S. markets have been increasingly jittery over fears of an all-out trade war.
Mitch McConnell is jittery about the trade war President Donald Trump has launched against China, and with good reason.
Still, the tit-for-tat shook already jittery markets.
That early studio sequence could be a better primer on the sculptor’s penchant for exaggeratedly slender forms if the camerawork weren’t so jittery.
Rumors in late March that the currency unification would come within days and the CUC would be taken out of circulation prompted some jittery Cubans to withdraw CUCs from the bank and exchange them for Cuban pesos, dollars or euros.
In the aftermath of the tender, the central bank tried to calm jittery markets by saying anticipation for a one-time boom in volume at the first tender was misguided.
Markets are likely to stay jittery in the coming weeks while Beijing and Washington exchange volleys as both sides work out details on tariffs and countermeasures and as the deadlines for imposing them near.
The new trade policy could further complicate a complex relationship and add another layer of risk that could scare off investors already jittery about doing business with China.
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First Known Use of jittery
keyed up, on edge, on pins and needles, on tenterhooks;
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Definition of jittery for English Language Learners
: very nervous
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