[jit-er] /ˈdʒɪt ər/
jitters, nervousness; a feeling of fright or uneasiness (usually preceded by the):
Every time I have to make a speech, I get the jitters.
fluctuations in the image on a television screen or in copy received by facsimile transmission, caused by interference or by momentary failures of synchronization.
verb (used without object)
to behave nervously.
(intransitive) to be anxious or nervous
the jitters, nervousness and anxiety
(electronics) small rapid variations in the amplitude or timing of a waveform arising from fluctuations in the voltage supply, mechanical vibrations, etc
“extreme nervousness,” 1925, American English, perhaps an alteration of dialectal chitter “tremble, shiver,” from Middle English chittern “to twitter, chatter.”
“to move agitatedly,” 1931, American English; see jitters. Related: Jittered; jittering.
[jit-uh-ree] /ˈdʒɪt ə ri/ adjective, jitterier, jitteriest. 1. extremely tense and nervous; jumpy: He’s very jittery about the medical checkup. /ˈdʒɪtərɪ/ adjective 1. (informal) nervous and anxious adj. 1931, American English, from jitter + -y (2). Related: Jitteriness. adjective 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.