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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.


in a twitchy manner; nervously
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Along with Ashley Feinberg, a reporter for Slate and a twitchily funny Twitter presence, Odell and Tolentino joined Mother Jones in an online chat, condensed here, about how to reclaim and retrain our attention in an economy built on capturing and manipulating it.
The Trump biographer Michael D'Antonio told me,"He has hangers-on and he has employees and he has other dependents, but I don't think he has friends." He's too twitchily suspicious.
Dale cooked, while Eddie flitted around twitchily. Terah thought about the drink hidden in the dresser drawer.
This sardonic, gravelly character becomes quite sinister when, still invisible to us, he slyly infiltrates a woman's home to interrogate her as she twitchily vacuums the upholstery.
This isn't something she can or should do, but it seems in keeping with director Leo Farley's vision for the play, which also requires Mogentale to spent a lot of time wandering twitchily around the set--like Hackman in the film.
Ratboy Robert twitchily tries to persuade his dad to sell the land to the Kings.