HyperDic: jittery

English > 2 senses of the word jittery:
ADJECTIVEpertjitterycharacterized by jerky movements
alljittery, edgy, high-strung, highly strung, jumpy, nervy, overstrung, restive, uptightbeing in a tense state
jittery > pronunciation
Soundsjhih'teriy
Rhymesaccessory ... worry: 201 rhymes with eriy...
English > jittery: 2 senses > adjective 1, pert
MeaningCharacterized by jerky movements.
Example"a jittery ride"
Nounsjittera small irregular movement
English > jittery: 2 senses > adjective 2
MeaningIn a tense state.
Synonymsedgy, high-strung, highly strung, jumpy, nervy, overstrung, restive, uptight
BroadertenseIn or of a state of physical or nervous tension
Spanishagobiado, inquieto, intranquilo, nerviosa, nervioso
Catalaninquiet, irritable, nerviós
Nounsjitterinessthe anxious feeling you have when you have the jitters

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