[jit-uh-ree] /ˈdʒɪt ə ri/
adjective, jitterier, jitteriest.
extremely tense and nervous; jumpy:
He’s very jittery about the medical checkup.
(informal) nervous and anxious
1931, American English, from jitter + -y (2). Related: Jitteriness.
Nervous: He felt all jittery and uptight (1931+)
[joo-jit-soo] /dʒuˈdʒɪt su/ noun 1. . [joo-jit-soo] /dʒuˈdʒɪt su/ noun 1. a method developed in Japan of defending oneself without the use of weapons by using the strength and weight of an adversary to disable him. 2. the use of an opponent’s strengths or one’s own weaknesses to accomplish one’s goals: That was a kind […]
[Chinese jyy-lawng] /Chinese ˈdʒyüˈlɔŋ/ noun, Pinyin. 1. .
[jee-vuh] /ˈdʒi və/ noun 1. Hinduism. the individual soul, regarded as a particular manifestation of Atman. 2. Jainism. Also called jivatma, J00/J0069100 jee-vaht-muh, dʒiˈvɑt mə.
[hee-vuh-roh] /ˈhi vəˌroʊ/ noun, plural Jívaros (especially collectively) Jívaro for 1. 1. a member of a group of American Indian peoples of eastern Ecuador and northern Peru, formerly renowned for their custom of preserving the hair and shrunken skin from the severed heads of enemies. 2. any of the four extant languages of the Jivaro. […]