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English definition of “fidget”

fidget

verb [I] uk   /ˈfɪdʒ.ɪt/ us  
to make continuous, small movements that annoy other people: Children can't sit still for long without fidgeting. Stop fidgeting about!Making short, sudden movements
fidgety
adjective uk   /-ɪ.ti/ us    /-ɪ.t̬i/
a fidgety child/audienceBecoming too excited and easily upset

fidget

noun uk   /ˈfɪdʒ.ɪt/ us  
[C] a person who often fidgets: Tim's a terrible fidget.Making short, sudden movements the fidgets [plural] UK informal a state in which you keep fidgeting: I got the fidgets halfway through the lecture.Becoming too excited and easily upset
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