verb (used without object)
verb (used with object)
Words nearby fidget
Origin of fidget
OTHER WORDS FROM fidgetfidg·et·ing·ly, adverbun·fidg·et·ing, adjective
Examples from the Web for fidgeting
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.
She glanced towards the door, looking straight over Mr. Lensley's head, and Henry could see that she was fidgeting.Changing Winds|St. John G. Ervine
She could hear him fidgeting with whip and reins, but she gazed upward still.Moor Fires|E. H. (Emily Hilda) Young
Wisp was a little daunted, as I judged by his fidgeting somewhat, but put a bold face on it and said, “Why should I come off?”The Five Jars|Montague Rhodes James
"Point number one," he began excitedly, fidgeting with his inevitable piece of string.The Old Man in the Corner|Baroness Orczy
He walks up and down the room, fidgeting with things, waiting for her to speak.Mr. Pim Passes By|Alan Alexander Milne