Adjective "jittery" definition and examples



Definitions and examples


Nervous or unable to relax.
  1. 'They were jittery now and reacted nervously to any movement around their dugouts.'
  2. 'Central Office at the moment is a nervous, jittery, uneasy place.'
  3. 'Stories of other children succumbing would turn me into a jittery nervous wreck.'


1. extremely tense and nervous; jumpy: He's very jittery about the medical checkup.

More examples(as adjective)

"markets can be jittery over impacts."

"markets can be jittery about outlooks."

"sectors can be jittery for forms."

"markets can be jittery on dates."

"investors can be jittery about increases."

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