Definition of Fidgety

1. Adjective. Nervous and unable to relax. "A restless child"

Exact synonyms: Antsy, Fretful, Itchy
Similar to: Tense
Derivative terms: Fidget, Fidgetiness



Definition of Fidgety

1. a. Restless; uneasy.

Definition of Fidgety

1. Adjective. Having, or pertaining to, a tendency to fidget. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Fidgety

1. nervously restless [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Fidgety

fidged
fidges
fidget
fidgeted
fidgeter
fidgeters
fidgetier
fidgetiest
fidgetily
fidgetiness
fidgetinesses
fidgeting
fidgetingly
fidgetings
fidgets
fidgety (current term)
fidging
fidia
fidibus
fidibuses
fidicinal
fiding
fidlam ben
fidlam bens
fido
fidos
fids
fiducial
fiducially
fiducials

Literary usage of Fidgety

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1. Knitting-work: A Web of Many Textures by Benjamin Penhallow Shillaber (1859)
"As a class, fidgety people, enjoying no peace themselves, are •unwilling others should experience any, and, through ten.sing and fretfulness, see their most ..."

2. Ten Years in Washington: Life and Scenes in the National Capital, as a Woman by Mary Clemmer (1874)
"... Building—Treasury Notes go off Nicely—Mr. Crawford Under a Cloud—He Comes out Gloriously—A Little Variety—A Vision of Much Money—fidgety Times—Lighting ..."

3. Guesses at Truth by Julius Charles Hare, Augustus William Hare (1847)
"be fidgety. He who is following his plough, will not be breaking windows with the mob. Little is gained by overthrowing and sweeping away an idol, ..."

4. Chambers's encyclopædia by Chambers W. and R., ltd (1874)
"... or it may be, and often is, weeks, and even months after he has been bitten. At first he loses hia appetite, becomes sullen, fidgety, has a vacant gaze, ..."

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