Before going on air, Keyes had his eyes closed as if in prayer while Taitz was jumpy and pie-eyed, like a patient off her meds.
It was superficial and jumpy and herky-jerky, bopping all over the place.
It is a frivolous, jumpy little tune, not at all the grave, dignified measure one would expect on such an occasion.
Alan felt tense and jumpy, and hoped not too much of it showed.
Both Mrs. Crane and Julie tried to soothe him, but he was jumpy and his mouth twitched spasmodically.
But Edna and Mrs. Pulsifer acted sort of restless and jumpy.
When I was a mass of bruises and aches, to say nothing of jumpy nerves.
First off she's inclined to be nervous and jumpy and don't want to talk about Babe at all.
No jumpy, white-capped billows, no flying spray, no seasick passengers.
It certainly makes one jumpy to have one's relations in the army.
Nervous; apprehensive; jittery: One of our pals is jumpy and he needs a bodyguard tonight (1879+)