HyperDic: skittish

English > 1 sense of the word skittish:
ADJECTIVEallskittish, flighty, spooky, nervousunpredictably excitable (especially of horses)
skittish > pronunciation
Soundsskih'tihsh
Rhymesabolish ... Yiddish: 161 rhymes with ihsh...
English > skittish: 1 sense > adjective 1
Meaningunpredictably excitable (especially of horses).
Synonymsflighty, spooky, nervous
Broaderexcitableeasily excited
Spanishasustadizo, nervioso
Nounsskittishnesscharacterized by nervousness and quickness to take fright
Adverbsskittishlyin a skittish manner

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