Examples of jumpy in a Sentence
trying to calm jumpy passengers
flight attendants had to calm jumpy passengers after the plane hit unexpected turbulence
Recent Examples of jumpy from the Web
Free movies: For the 13th year, Leadership Sandy Springs will host Movies by Moonlight, a free summer movie series featuring an inflatable screen, vendors, food trucks, jumpy houses, performances and other activities for kids.
The emotional crises in this jumpy show do not feel earned.
Despite all of this, Frank feels increasingly jumpy about his wife’s intentions, which may only worsen any divide between them.
The monthly bash rolls out a jumpy mix of Northern Soul, R&B and garage rock.
But out of halftime, the Spurs had adjusted and began exploiting McGee’s tendency to get a bit loopy and jumpy on defense.
Shot in just 20 days in and around Dublin, the movie has a spare, simple style and rhythms that mimic the characters’ heartbeats: steady and strong; racing and faint; irregular and jumpy.
But don’t miss the original, either -- the pop arrangement lends a jumpy explosiveness to the chorus.
Reyes had been less jumpy and had displayed a slower, calmer setup in his swing mechanics.
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First Known Use of jumpy
JUMPY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of jumpy for English Language Learners
: very nervous : easily frightened
JUMPY Defined for Kids
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