- restless; impatient; uneasy.
- nervously and excessively fussy.
Origin of fidgety
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Examples from the Web for fidgety
And yet, when it comes time to recite these prayers in synagogue, they still get fidgety.Creative Cures for Your Yom Kippur Boredom
September 11, 2013
He was fidgety, furrow-faced, almost entirely unsmiling, and largely inarticulate.New York's Insane Political Circus
October 18, 2010
"You mean that she isn't in the least fidgety," replied the doctor.Hetty's Strange History
And she is so—so fidgety and—and nervous and high-spirited and silly.Cap'n Dan's Daughter
Joseph C. Lincoln
He sat there and stared at her until she grew red and fidgety.The Prisoner
She's only fidgety; if I can hold her when they throw off, I 'll have no trouble afterwards.The Knight Of Gwynne, Vol. I (of II)
Charles James Lever
That was no wonder; for, in this fidgety world, Lily Prior was a treasure.
Word Origin and History for fidgety
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