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
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.
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.
But Bustos was not used to being away from Malmö, and seemed jumpy and ill at ease.
One evening, Costi is visited by one of his neighbors, a jumpy, dour fellow named Adrian, who has a business proposition that sounds like either a plea or a threat.
Sometimes the accelerator on a conversion is a bit jumpy, and a clutch lets the driver apply a bit of finesse.
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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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