Synonyms of fidget in English:

fidget


See definition of fidget

verb

1‘the audience had begun to fidget’

SYNONYMS

move restlessly, wriggle, squirm, twitch, jiggle, writhe, twist, shuffle, be jittery, be anxious, be agitated

play, fuss, toy, twiddle, fool about, fool around, trifle

informal fiddle, mess about, mess around, have ants in one's pants

ANTONYMS

sit still, be at ease

2‘she seemed to fidget him’

SYNONYMS

make uneasy, worry, agitate, bother, upset, ruffle


noun

1‘he disturbed other people with convulsive fidgets’

SYNONYMS

twitch, wriggle, squirm, jiggle, shuffle, tic, spasm, shudder

2‘what a fidget you are!’

SYNONYMS

restless person, bundle of nerves

informal cat on hot bricks, cat on a hot tin roof

3the fidgets‘that woman gives me the fidgets’

SYNONYMS

restlessness, nervousness, fidgetiness, unease, uneasiness

informal the jitters, twitchiness