Definitions for jumpyˈdʒʌm pi

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

jump•yˈdʒʌm pi(adj.)jump•i•er, jump•i•est.

  1. jittery.

  2. characterized by sudden jumps.


Princeton's WordNet

  1. edgy, high-strung, highly strung, jittery, jumpy, nervy, overstrung, restive, uptight(adj)

    being in a tense state

  2. rough, rocky, bumpy, jolty, jolting, jumpy(adj)

    causing or characterized by jolts and irregular movements

    "a rough ride"

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. jumpy(adjective)ˈdʒʌm pi

    nervous and easily frightened

    The horses were jumpy and hard to control.


  1. jumpy(Adjective)

    Nervous and excited.

Translations for jumpy

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


nervous; easily upset

He has been very jumpy and irritable lately.

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