Definition of jittery in English:

jittery

Line breaks: jit|tery
Pronunciation: /ˈdʒɪt(ə)ri
 
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adjective

  • Nervous or unable to relax: caffeine makes me jittery
    More example sentences
    • Central Office at the moment is a nervous, jittery, uneasy place.
    • Stories of other children succumbing would turn me into a jittery nervous wreck.
    • They were jittery now and reacted nervously to any movement around their dugouts.

Derivatives

jitteriness

noun
More example sentences
  • Horrocks seems placid but you get the feeling there's a fidgety jitteriness convulsing somewhere near the surface.
  • And also, let me say something in defense of jitteriness.
  • The only likely side-effect might be a mild jitteriness.

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