skit·​tery ˈski-tə-rē How to pronounce skittery (audio)

Examples of skittery in a Sentence

chickadees are skittery creatures, so don't expect them to linger at the bird feeder

Word History

First Known Use

1941, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of skittery was in 1941

Dictionary Entries Near skittery

Cite this Entry

“Skittery.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 16 Jun. 2024.

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