jumpy

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adjective \ˈjəm-pē\

Definition of jumpy

jumpier

jumpiest

  1. 1 :  characterized by jumps or sudden variations

  2. 2 :  nervous, jittery

jumpiness

noun

Examples of jumpy in a sentence

  1. trying to calm jumpy passengers

  2. <flight attendants had to calm jumpy passengers after the plane hit unexpected turbulence>

1869

First Known Use of jumpy

1869


JUMPY Defined for English Language Learners

jumpy

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adjective \ˈjəm-pē\

Definition of jumpy for English Language Learners

  • : very nervous : easily frightened


JUMPY Defined for Kids

jumpy

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adjective \ˈjəm-pē\

Definition of jumpy for Students

jumpier

jumpiest

  1. :  nervous 2



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