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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Lively. Also: Easily frightened.

Usage examples (34)
  • The young colt was skittish during its first training sessions.
  • Bloomberg News Sales are rising, but companies remain skittish over demand.
  • Still, shoppers remain skittish about the economic recovery, leaving the retail industry uncertain about the upcoming holiday season.
  • Not knowing if they're going to play is only going to make them more skittish, which is really the last thing we need. for more
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