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verb [I] uk   us   /ˈfɪdʒ.ɪt/
to make continuous, small movements that annoy other people: Children can't sit still for long without fidgeting. Stop fidgeting!
adjective uk   /-ɪ.ti/  us   /-ɪ.t̬i/
a fidgety child/audience


noun uk   us   /ˈfɪdʒ.ɪt/
[C] UK a person who often fidgets: Tim's a terrible fidget.the fidgets [plural] UK informal a state in which you keep fidgeting: I got the fidgets halfway through the lecture.
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