adjective, jit·ter·i·er, jit·ter·i·est.
Related formsjit·ter·i·ness, noun
Examples from the Web for jittery
He slowed down the action at times for effect; he jolted the camera to mimic the jittery imperfection of a documentary.
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.
See how he gets all nervous and jittery, and then this stuff just tumbles out of his mouth?
Jittery city dwellers want the reassurance of firm leadership.
But she was jittery as an old hen and it weren't like her nohow.Year of the Big Thaw|Marion Zimmer Bradley
Mrs. RVS started to get jittery at about ten mps away from home, and above fifteen, she was trembling steadily.Slingshot|Irving W. Lande
You see, it sort of riled me—I warn't used to the ways of Jittery swells.Mark Twain, A Biography, 1835-1910, Complete|Albert Bigelow Paine
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
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