twitchy


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twitch·y

 (twĭch′ē)
adj. twitch·i·er, twitch·i·est
1. Characterized by jerky or spasmodic motion: a cat's twitchy whiskers.
2. Nervous; jittery.

twitch′i·ly adv.
twitch′i·ness n.

twitchy

(ˈtwɪtʃɪ)
adj
nervous, worried, and ill-at-ease: he was twitchy with anticipation.

twitch•y

(ˈtwɪtʃ i)

adj. twitch•i•er, twitch•i•est.
1. twitching or tending to twitch.
2. nervous; jumpy.
[1740–50]
twitch′i•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:

twitchy

adjective
Feeling or exhibiting nervous tension:
Slang: uptight.
Idioms: a bundle of nerves, all wound up, on edge.
Translations

twitchy

[ˈtwɪtʃɪ] ADJ (= nervous) → nervioso, inquieto
to get twitchyponerse nervioso, inquietarse

twitchy

[ˈtwɪtʃi] adj (= jumpy) → agité(e)

twitchy

adj (inf)
(physically) personunruhig; legszuckend
(= nervous, uneasy) personnervös; marketunruhig; to be twitchy about somethingüber etw (acc)beunruhigt sein
carwack(e)lig (inf)

twitchy

[ˈtwɪtʃɪ] adj (-ier (comp) (-iest (superl))) (fam) → nervosetto/a
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