OTHER WORDS FROM jumpyjump·i·ly, adverbjump·i·ness, noun
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How to use jumpy in a sentence
A K-factor that is too high causes jumpy ratings that overreact to recent games.
This is the perfect cultural moment to dangle the Kennedy-era optimism of a space hotel before a country full of jumpy shut-ins.
Both reek of false modesty, but Deen does appear jumpy and genuinely anxious at times.My Bizarre Night With James Deen, Libertarian Porn Star|Emily Shire|November 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
None looked jumpy to me; in fact the pedicab cyclists beside our carriage looked more winded and annoyed.
Throw in a dash of military menace and you have a device seemingly designed to make people jumpy.
She says her friends and peers are angrier and more jumpy than the people she has met in Egypt.
It was superficial and jumpy and herky-jerky, bopping all over the place.Debate III: Obama Wins, But Does It Do Him Any Good?|Michael Tomasky|October 23, 2012|DAILY BEAST
She had seemed pale and jumpy and morose, and had scarcely spoken a word during the whole of our walk.In Accordance with the Evidence|Oliver Onions
Both Mrs. Crane and Julie tried to soothe him, but he was jumpy and his mouth twitched spasmodically.The Come Back|Carolyn Wells
Just at first they are very jumpy, and then there comes a time when they learn to enjoy life while they have it.The Dealings of Captain Sharkey|A. Conan Doyle
Then frequently she heels over to a very jumpy angle, as if a squall had struck her.The Matabele Campaign|R. S. S. Baden-Powell
I married Mrs. B. then, an' she gets a bit jumpy now and again.Mrs. Bindle|Hebert Jenkins