Definition of jumpily in US English:

jumpily

adverb

informal
  • See jumpy

    • ‘‘You just fell on the floor and started screaming,’ Josh said jumpily.’
    • ‘The man jumpily ran up, and shook my hand violently.’
    • ‘US troops have proved unwilling to halt the anarchy, concentrating instead on securing their positions and jumpily watching out for potential attackers, notably suicide bombers.’
    • ‘Even in these conditions they stay outside, like hardy weeds, peering jumpily down the road, hoping for a sale.’

Pronunciation

jumpily

/-pəlē/