What does jumpy mean?

Definitions for jumpy
ˈdʒʌm pijumpy

This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word jumpy.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. edgy, high-strung, highly strung, jittery, jumpy, nervy, overstrung, restive, uptightadjective

    being in a tense state

  2. rough, rocky, bumpy, jolty, jolting, jumpyadjective

    causing or characterized by jolts and irregular movements

    "a rough ride"

Wiktionary

  1. jumpyadjective

    Nervous and excited.

ChatGPT

  1. jumpy

    Jumpy refers to a nervous, anxious, or easily frightened state. It could also refer to sudden, unexpected movements or changes.

How to pronounce jumpy?

How to say jumpy in sign language?

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of jumpy in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of jumpy in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of jumpy in a Sentence

  1. Energy Aspects analyst Trevor Sikorksi:

    The ability to buy LNG from the U.S. (and other places) probably means that (Britain) will be able to manage through a normal winter, but the markets could get a bit jumpy if it is a cold winter and we have no Rough.

  2. Alexander Zakharchenko:

    While we still have time before the spring, new detachments will be able to receive military training, we expect mobilization to yield at least five additional brigades five motorized brigades, one artillery brigade and a tank brigade. The Ukrainian rearguard for the Debaltseve front in Artemivsk, the home of one of the country's best-selling sparkling wines, looks increasingly like a garrison town. Auto-mechanics and tire shops have seen a sharp pick-up in business repairing damaged vehicles brought in by soldiers. Abandoned Soviet-era plants have been converted into bases. The local stadium is used as a landing pad for helicopters ferrying out the wounded. Many troops are nervous, jumpy and ill-tempered. On Wednesday, a group of irregulars detained a group of international journalists in the center and threatened to escort them out of the town if they took pictures of military equipment. The cannonades are fainter in Artemivsk, but they can still be heard. The significance of that is lost on few.

  3. Emily Henke:

    It was a little bit jumpy...for things that maybe the average driver would just drive over it and not really be concerned about, he (the pilot) said it was erring on the side of caution which made a lot of sense.

  4. Daniel Kern:

    The longer-term problems we have in the United States haven't gone away and that's what's causing investors to be a bit jumpy.

  5. Jason Draho:

    Markets will be very jumpy until there's increasing confidence the virus is abating and that it won't be a global pandemic.

Popularity rank by frequency of use

jumpy#10000#74028#100000

Translations for jumpy

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

Get even more translations for jumpy »

Translation

Find a translation for the jumpy definition in other languages:

Select another language:

  • - Select -
  • 简体中文 (Chinese - Simplified)
  • 繁體中文 (Chinese - Traditional)
  • Español (Spanish)
  • Esperanto (Esperanto)
  • 日本語 (Japanese)
  • Português (Portuguese)
  • Deutsch (German)
  • العربية (Arabic)
  • Français (French)
  • Русский (Russian)
  • ಕನ್ನಡ (Kannada)
  • 한국어 (Korean)
  • עברית (Hebrew)
  • Gaeilge (Irish)
  • Українська (Ukrainian)
  • اردو (Urdu)
  • Magyar (Hungarian)
  • मानक हिन्दी (Hindi)
  • Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Italiano (Italian)
  • தமிழ் (Tamil)
  • Türkçe (Turkish)
  • తెలుగు (Telugu)
  • ภาษาไทย (Thai)
  • Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)
  • Čeština (Czech)
  • Polski (Polish)
  • Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Românește (Romanian)
  • Nederlands (Dutch)
  • Ελληνικά (Greek)
  • Latinum (Latin)
  • Svenska (Swedish)
  • Dansk (Danish)
  • Suomi (Finnish)
  • فارسی (Persian)
  • ייִדיש (Yiddish)
  • հայերեն (Armenian)
  • Norsk (Norwegian)
  • English (English)

Word of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:


Citation

Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:

Style:MLAChicagoAPA

"jumpy." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2024. Web. 19 Jul 2024. <https://www.definitions.net/definition/jumpy>.

Discuss these jumpy definitions with the community:

0 Comments

    Are we missing a good definition for jumpy? Don't keep it to yourself...

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Chrome

    Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Firefox

    Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Browse Definitions.net

    Quiz

    Are you a words master?

    »
    soft creamy candy
    A fudge
    B depend
    C acclaim
    D attend

    Nearby & related entries:

    Alternative searches for jumpy: