adjective, twitch·i·er, twitch·i·est.
Origin of twitchy
Related Words for twitchyanxious, critical, excitable, excited, fidgety, high-strung, impatient, irascible, irritable, jittery, jumpy, nervous, restive, restless, skittish, tense, touchy, uneasy, uptight, overstrung
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Contemporary Examples of twitchy
“James Woods refuses to toe the Hollyweird line,” Twitchy managing editor Lori Ziganto told The Daily Beast in an email.How James Woods Became Obama’s Biggest Twitter Troll
December 31, 2014
Conservatives were quick to jump on the charges: websites like Twitchy and FrontPage Mag soon joined the anti-Tyson charge.The Right’s War on Neil deGrasse Tyson
September 19, 2014
Eric Cantor: too twitchy (manly men do not visibly vibrate with nervous energy).Squishes, Step Aside: Ted Cruz and Chris Christie’s Old-School Manliness
May 13, 2013
But accuse him of not respecting voters enough to level with them, and he may get nervous and twitchy like he does sometimes.Ten Random Notes on Tampa
August 31, 2012
The Texas governor looked flat-out awful, a combination of stiff, awkward, twitchy, and, now and again, homicidal.Rick Screwed the Pooch
October 19, 2011
Historical Examples of twitchy
He was still tense and twitchy when they reached the factory.New Hire
David M. Dryfoos
She sat on the porch, rocking, fanning, twitchy with Hugh's whining.
Maybe he felt something then, a twitchy twinge of grief, but he swallowed hard and it went away.Someone Comes to Town, Someone Leaves Town
It was a scraggy sorrel with twitchy ears and wicked eyes, but it looked tough as a mountain buck.The Treasure Trail
Marah Ellis Ryan
Her most positive experience was the revelation of Mrs. Flickerbaugh, the tall, thin, twitchy wife of the attorney.