Meaning of “jumpy” in the English Dictionary

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"jumpy" in American English

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jumpyadjective

us /ˈdʒʌm·pi/

nervous or anxious:

Stop watching him; it makes him jumpy.

(Definition of “jumpy” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"jumpy" in Business English

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jumpyadjective

uk /ˈdʒʌmpi/ us comparative jumpier, superlative jumpiest

nervous or uncertain about what might happen in the future:

Calming jumpy markets can be difficult in times of crisis.

(Definition of “jumpy” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)