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
Caffeine can temporarily raise blood pressure and affect heart rate, and can make people feel anxious and jittery.
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.
Florida State’s Dwayne Bacon looked anything but jittery or indecisive in his first summer league game, a 74-67 victory against the Miami Heat at the Orlando Magic’s practice gym.
That buoyant naïveté is key to this Spider-Man, and Holland brings it by the jittery bucketful.
A wave of violent attacks and other crimes in the central city has Sacramento City Hall trying to calm jittery downtown business and tourism officials.
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.
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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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