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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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A 24-hour "digital Sabbath" can be surprisingly soothing (once the initial twitchiness subsides), but even just leaving your phone behind when you get lunch is a step in the right direction.
The Saints boss insists there is no twitchiness in the camp about securing the Shield after a league season during which Saints have been the dominant side in the competition.
It was a nightly ritual you were used to, something your seven-year-old self assumed all mothers did with their sons, although the sensations of this particular night are the first ones you remember because there was a twitchiness in her eyes.
But by the next morning, we were surprised to notice our attitudes beginning to shift -- and our twitchiness beginning to fade.
Leading only through Fernandinho's first-half goal, there was a hint of twitchiness around the Etihad with just over 20 minutes to go.
The nice thing about this car is, however, being four-wheel-drive it can put all that the power to the road without any unnerving twitchiness so it's a supercar you can relax with and enjoy driving on a daily basis.
'Other minor central nervous system (CNS) symptoms included being lightheaded, agitation, twitchiness, and unspecific CNS symptoms.
The choreography is detailed, sharply defined and at times features a twitchiness where the bodies flick and jerk so extremely and frequently that it can be interpreted as punctuation; a certain acknowledgment of the beat.
In addition to Janmaat, Newcastle also employ Dutch players Georginio Wijnaldum and Tim Krul, and Blind heightened the twitchiness by adding that playing in England's second-tier Championship could affect their international futures.
Some of the twitchiness is born of the defensive pessimism deep in our DNA and a cynicism Teessiders wear as an armour against emotional injury.
"Since then I have felt a different player, with no nerves and no twitchiness when I'm getting over the line in matches.