Jittery is an adjective that is used to describe being nervous or unable to relax. Jumpy, extremely tense.
- As he awaited to obtain the results of his efforts, he became very ‘jittery’.
- The constant cuts in jobs, increase in living costs and other finance related changes have the general public in a ‘jittery’ state.
- The thought of her giving the biggest speech of her life, made her completely ‘jittery’.