jumpy

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adjective \ˈjəm-pē\

Definition of jumpy

jumpier

;

jumpiest

  1. 1 :  nervous, jittery

  2. 2 :  characterized by jumps or sudden variations

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

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jumpiest

  1. :  nervous 2



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