fidgety

[ fij-i-tee ]
/ ˈfɪdʒ ɪ ti /

adjective

restless; impatient; uneasy.
nervously and excessively fussy.

Nearby words

  1. fidelism,
  2. fidelista,
  3. fidelity,
  4. fidge,
  5. fidget,
  6. fido,
  7. fiducial,
  8. fiduciary,
  9. fiduciary bond,
  10. fiduciary issue

Origin of fidgety


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Word Origin and History for fidgety

fidgety

adj.

1730s, from fidget (n.) + -y (2).

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