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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Nervously, irritably.

Usage examples (14)
  • Adjective, : a jumpy narrative
  • The compass was oscillating less jumpily, and it was now possible to see some distance ahead.
  • France's president, in his thoughts and actions, is jumpily unpredictable, playing opera seria and opera buffa in turn.
  • The scenes with the small spiders climbing over Reggie had me brushing my arms and jumpily checking my body for spiders long after I had read the scene. for more
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