Agitated, nervous, or anxious: Jack was never flurried
More example sentences
- If you're used to the pace of AFL or rugby union, then watching gridiron is like chess with helmets - lots of waiting around for five seconds of flurried activity.
- Tansini's approach is the antithesis of Parry's, replacing measured inexorability with a sequence of flurried, furtive conversations that hurtle into the stuff of nightmare.
- Two elderly unmarried ladies were sitting on the front porch of their country house convincing each other they had made the right choice in life, when a rooster chased a flurried hen past them.
agitated, flustered, ruffled, in a panic, worked up, beside oneself, overwrought, perturbed, frantic
informal in a flap, in a state, in a twitter, in a fluster, in a dither, all of a dither, all of a lather, in a tizz/tizzy, in a tiz-woz
British informal in a (flat) spin, having kittens
North American informal in a twit