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Meaning of JUMPY

Pronunciation:  'jumpee

WordNet Dictionary
[adj]  being in a tense state

JUMPY is a 5 letter word that starts with J.


 Synonyms: edgy, highly strung, high-strung, in suspense(p), jittery, nervy, overstrung, restive, tense, uptight



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Jump"y\, a. [Compar. {Jumpier}; superl. {Jumpiest}.]
Jumping, or inducing to jump; characterized by jumps; hence,
extremely nervous.

Thesaurus Terms
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