Origin of fidget
OTHER WORDS FROM fidgetfidg·et·ing·ly, adverbun·fidg·et·ing, adjective
How to use fidget in a sentence
The formal study will involve a computerized fidget ball and carefully coded video observation of the participants.
He slouched in his chair, clutching a crumpled charcoal blazer in his arms, and kept fidgeting.Van der Sloot Hints in Court that He Might Plead Guilty to Murder|Andrea Zarate|January 7, 2012|DAILY BEAST
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.
He said he didn't want his family fidgeting him, and the surgeon said he would be all right in a few days.Ancestors|Gertrude Atherton
To see a hostess fidgeting, constantly going in and out, argues ill for her tact in arranging the house for company.The Ladies' Book of Etiquette, and Manual of Politeness|Florence Hartley
They stood waiting near a lamp-post; he, fidgeting as usual, she, straight and still.Tessa Wadsworth's Discipline|Jennie M. Drinkwater
Althotas listened in silence, with no other token of impatience than fidgeting with a scalpel in his hands.Balsamo, The Magician|Alexander Dumas
I fidgeted up and down the raft, abusing myself to myself, and Jim was fidgeting up and down past me.Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, Complete|Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)