Synonyms of jumpy in English:


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1‘he was tired and jumpy’


nervous, on edge, edgy, tense, anxious, ill at ease, unrelaxed, in a state of nerves, in a state of agitation, fretful, uneasy, restless, fidgety, worked up, keyed up, overwrought, wrought up, strung out, on tenterhooks, on pins and needles, with one's stomach in knots, worried, apprehensive, strained

shaky, shaking, trembling, quivering

British nervy

with butterflies in one's stomach, a bundle of nerves, jittery, like a cat on a hot tin roof, twitchy, in a state, in a stew, uptight, wired, het up, all of a dither, all of a doodah, all of a lather, in a tizz, in a tizzy, stressed out, white-knuckled

British strung up, stressy, windy, like a cat on hot bricks

North American spooky, squirrelly, antsy

NZ Australian toey

dated overstrung


calm, relaxed

2‘jumpy black-and-white footage’


jerky, jolting

lurching, bumpy, jarring

fitful, convulsive

rare jouncing