[juhm-pee] /ˈdʒʌm pi/
adjective, jumpier, jumpiest.
subject to sudden, involuntary starts, especially from nervousness, fear, excitement, etc.
characterized by sudden starts, jerks, or :
a jumpy narrative.
adjective jumpier, jumpiest
nervous or apprehensive
moving jerkily or fitfully
“nervous,” 1869, from jump (n.) + -y (2). Related: Jumpiness.
Nervous; apprehensive; jittery: One of our pals is jumpy and he needs a bodyguard tonight (1879+)
[chuhn] /tʃʌn/ noun, plural jun. 1. (def 1). 1. . 2. . abbreviation 1. June 2. Also jun. junior old abbreviation of junior. junior June
/ˌdʒuːnəˈɡæd/ noun 1. a town in India, in Gujarat: noted for its Buddhist caves and temples. Pop: 168 686 (2001)
[juhng-key-shuh s] /dʒʌŋˈkeɪ ʃəs/ adjective 1. belonging to the plant family Juncaceae. /dʒʌŋˈkeɪʃəs/ adjective 1. of, relating to, or belonging to the Juncaceae, a family of grasslike plants with small brown flowers: includes the rushes and woodrushes Compare cyperaceous
[juhng-koh] /ˈdʒʌŋ koʊ/ noun, plural juncos. 1. any of several small North American finches of the genus Junco. /ˈdʒʌŋkəʊ/ noun (pl) -cos, -coes 1. any North American bunting of the genus Junco, having a greyish plumage with white outer tail feathers n. 1706, from Spanish junco “reed, bush,” as in junco ave “reed sparrow,” a […]