Adjective "Jitters" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Jitters


    Definition:

    1. jitters, nervousness; a feeling of fright or uneasiness (usually preceded by the): Every time I have to make a speech, I get the jitters.

    2. fluctuations in the image on a television screen or in copy received by facsimile transmission, caused by interference or by momentary failures of synchronization. verb (used without object)

    3. to behave nervously.

    Origin:
    jitter

    Examples:

    "territories can be jitters."

    "backs can be jitters."