verb (used without object)
Origin of jitter
Related Words for jitteringthrob, pulsate, shudder, shiver, convulse, tremble, gyrate, quiver, wobble, flutter, fret, squirm, twiddle, jiggle, twitch, quail, totter, twitter, move, jar
Examples from the Web for jittering
Historical Examples of jittering
"Nobody's said a word about it," said the Citizen's Representative, jittering.
Don Loris, jittering, shivered next to Hoddan's grandfather.
Josip's hands were jittering so he jammed them into his pockets.Expediter
Dallas McCord Reynolds
It took a few moments to steady her jittering thoughts enough to gain a more definite impression than that.Novice
James H. Schmitz
Don Loris, jittering, displayed a sort of professional conversational charm.
Word Origin for jitter
"to move agitatedly," 1931, American English; see jitters. Related: Jittered; jittering.