Definition of twitchy in English:


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Pronunciation: /ˈtwɪtʃi

adjective (twitchier, twitchiest)

  • 1 informal Nervous; anxious: she felt twitchy about the man hovering in the background
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    • I feel twitchy and nervous and on the edge of relapse.
    • If he'd been at all nervous or twitchy or had anything suspicious about him, I would have picked it up right away.
    • Once I got my name tag and checklist, I sat down at a table, all twitchy and nervous.
  • 2Given to twitching: a mouse with a twitchy nose
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    • On the other hand, some suggest that it requires neither courage nor skill to outwit a bouncy, four-legged, floppy-eared thing with a twitchy pink nose.
    • Last night I dreamt I had a hamster, it was very small, and kind of caramel coloured and white, with a little twitchy nose and fluffy fur.
    • The gift also had a pink nose, pointy twitchy ears, and four paws.

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