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Definition of "fidgety" []

  • Tending to fidget. (adjective)
  • Creating unnecessary fuss. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "fidgety" in a sentence
  • "The children around me were tending to the fidgety, which is never a good sign, until the unlikely pair sat down to dinner and the action concentrated itself in one place."
  • "Gwynn said he woke up at 4 a.m., tried in vain to go back to sleep, got "fidgety," as he put it, and grew more nervous as friends and family gathered at the San Diego Padres legend's home."
  • "Even with his stellar credentials, Gwynn admitted he was "fidgety" before getting the long-awaited phone call. swapContent ( 'firstMainStoryPhoto', 'applyMainStoryPhoto');"