jitters

[ US /ˈdʒɪtɝz/ ]
[ UK /d‍ʒˈɪtəz/ ]
NOUN
  1. extreme nervousness
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How To Use jitters In A Sentence

  • The image jitters, there is a thump as the sound comes on, and a haggard, hair-covered face fills the frame.
  • Arsenal, where he can look forward to becoming instantly gripped with a crazed case of the cartwheeling jitters, learning to flap wildly at any kind of cross and generally buying into the idea of goalkeeping as a business of leaping about athletically saving penalties in between diving over the top of toe-poked 40-yard back passes. The Guardian World News
  • These polls have caused some jitters. Times, Sunday Times
  • The jitters sent through the government by recent protests are leading to the implementation of even more intrusive and innovative censorship and control tools.
  • ‘To me a table is a bowl of Jello,’ he says, a reference to the constant jitters that occur on the atomic level.
  • There was also a case of the jitters ahead of a big bond auction this week. Times, Sunday Times
  • Both girls ceased their jitters and tried to stand at ease, gnawing away at their lips.
  • If there were any title jitters around the Bridge, they were quickly banished as the hosts took control. The Times of India
  • I always get the jitters the morning before an exam.
  • The writing jitters with 21st-century anxieties. Times, Sunday Times
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