adjective, jit·ter·i·er, jit·ter·i·est.
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OTHER WORDS FROM jitteryjit·ter·i·ness, noun
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“Loving” engaged with some of the same themes as “Play Misty for Me,” including jittery sexual anxiety and the treacherous tectonics of shifting gender roles.Jessica Walter and George Segal personified a time when movies grew up|Ann Hornaday|March 26, 2021|Washington Post
He slowed down the action at times for effect; he jolted the camera to mimic the jittery imperfection of a documentary.
On Wednesday night, the police whose job it is to keep Buckingham Palace secure, were, understandably, feeling somewhat jittery.Security Farce At Palace As Prince Andrew Stopped By Police After Break-In|Tom Sykes|September 9, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The key for her will be to prove her viability, quickly, before more labor unions and big-pocketed donors start getting jittery.In New Jersey, Barbara Buono Is the Last Democrat Standing|David Freedlander|February 19, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The learning curve for U.S. presidents can make for jittery moments.
Well, Republicans want to make Democrats fearful and jittery and reactive—appear to be accepting the Republican premise.
Since the Skye excitement everyone is inclined to be jittery and nerves are stretched tightly.Greener Than You Think|Ward Moore
And I'll admit that I was as jittery as a hen on a hot stove until we got this Fortress off the ground, and into the air.Dave Dawson at Truk|Robert Sydney Bowen
Chub flushed, knowing full well that reference was being made to the jittery way he had talked about ghosts.Dan Carter and the Cub Honor|Mildred A. Wirt
But before he could come near enough, Pal charged the blackbirds and sent them in jittery flight back to the trees.Trading Jeff and his Dog|James Arthur Kjelgaard
Mrs. RVS started to get jittery at about ten mps away from home, and above fifteen, she was trembling steadily.Slingshot|Irving W. Lande