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jitters

plural noun  us   /ˈdʒɪt̬·ərz/
a feeling of being nervous that you experience before something important happens: I always get the jitters the morning before an exam.
jittery
adjective  us   /ˈdʒɪt̬·ə·ri/
Gwen always felt jittery when she got up on stage.
Translations of “jitters”
in Chinese (Traditional) (極度的)緊張不安, 恐慌…
in Russian беспокойство, нервная дрожь…
in Turkish sinir, asabiyet…
in Chinese (Simplified) (极度的)紧张不安, 恐慌…
in Polish trema, drżenie…
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