The video, which played on Peruvian television, shows a very nervous Van der Sloot chain smoking and fidgeting in his chair.
We know that thin people spend more of their days standing, walking, and even “fidgeting” than do overweight individuals.
Hodge was hardly able to breathe, and Harry Rattleton was fidgeting uneasily.
He sat for a moment biting his nails nervously and fidgeting in his chair.
We want to tell you something, explained Jean, fidgeting a little in her chair.
But it will not do your arm any good to be fidgeting about that.
She was fidgeting with the gauntlet which she had just removed.
After fidgeting a moment he added, "Well, I cal'late I'll have to be goin' now."
The rest of the silent hours are filled with eating and fidgeting, and long grumbling soliloquies.
And whichever they say I shall keep on fidgeting until I see what happens after that.
1670s, as the fidget "uneasiness," later the fidgets, from a 16c. verb fidge "move restlessly," perhaps from Middle English fiken "to fidget, hasten," from Old Norse fikjask "to desire eagerly" (cf. German ficken "to move about briskly;" see fuck).
1670s (implied in fidgetting); see fidget (n.). Related: Fidgeted.