fidgety


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fidg·et·y

 (fĭj′ĭ-tē)
adj.
1. Tending to fidget.
2. Creating unnecessary fuss.

fidg′et·i·ness n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.fidgety - nervous and unable to relax; "a constant fretful stamping of hooves"; "a restless child"
tense - in or of a state of physical or nervous tension

fidgety

adjective restless, nervous, uneasy, impatient, jittery (informal), on edge, jerky, restive, jumpy, twitchy (informal), antsy (informal) I was so fidgety and nervous.

fidgety

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

fidgety

[ˈfɪdʒɪtɪ] ADJnervioso, inquieto
to be fidgetyno parar quieto

fidgety

adjzappelig; audience etc, legs, feet, handsunruhig

fidgety

[ˈfɪdʒɪtɪ] adjagitato/a, irrequieto/a
References in classic literature ?
The mare's fidgety," he added, nodding towards the horse-box, before which they were standing, and from which came the sound of restless stamping in the straw.
Look at this one, pleasant, quiet, turns about just as you want him, holds up his feet to be cleaned out, or anything else you please to wish; then you'll find another fidgety, fretty, won't move the right way, or starts across the stall, tosses up his head as soon as you come near him, lays his ears, and seems afraid of you; or else squares about at you with his heels.
Finding her too fidgety about arranging matters with her friends to pay proper attention to my instructions, I wrote anonymously to the lawyer who is conducting the inquiry after her, recommending him, in a friendly way, to give it up.
Then for an hour it was deadly dull, and I was fidgety.
A start, a fidgety shifting of the position, yes, even a violent sneeze, has been known before now to prove fatal to the incautious, and to nip in the bud many a promising friendship.
My valet was all impatience to follow them; and was as fidgety about my dilatory movements as a diner out waiting hat in hand at the bottom of the stairs for some lagging companion.
Hannah says she thinks so, but she looks worried, and that makes me fidgety," answered Meg.
He held it there a long time--so long that the Doctor seemed to get dreadfully anxious and fidgety, standing first on one leg and then on the other, looking at all the bottles he had used for the mixture, and reading the labels on them again and again.
She was now in an irritation as violent from delight, as she had ever been fidgety from alarm and vexation.
Now, I am a fidgety little man, and always love to have something in my fingers; so that, being debarred from my wife's curls, I looked about me for any other plaything.
I have a vision still before me, of twenty out of these fifty guests, solemnly executing intricate figure-dances, under the superintendence of an infirm local dancing-master--a mere speck of fidgety human wretchedness twisting about in the middle of an empty floor.
I begin to get fidgety and irritable; I find myself secretly doubting the trustworthiness of the guide.