fidgety

[fij-i-tee]
adjective
1.
restless; impatient; uneasy.
2.
nervously and excessively fussy.

Origin:
fidget + -y1

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fidget (ˈfɪdʒɪt)
 
vb (often foll by with)
1.  (intr) to move about restlessly
2.  to make restless or uneasy movements (with something); fiddle: he fidgeted with his pen
3.  (tr) to cause to fidget
4.  (tr) to cause to worry; make uneasy
 
n
5.  (often plural) a state of restlessness or unease, esp as expressed in continual motion: he's got the fidgets
6.  a person who fidgets
 
[C17: from earlier fidge, probably from Old Norse fīkjast to desire eagerly]
 
'fidgetingly
 
adv
 
'fidgety
 
adj

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fidgety
1730s, from fidget + -y (2).
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Example sentences
But as the sun sank over the stands and shadows spread over the field, the crowd grew fidgety.
Now the clock ticks on and the people on the platform here, if not you, are getting fidgety.
Students were starting to get fidgety, but not my students.
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