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jitters (n.)

"extreme nervousness," 1925, American English, perhaps an alteration of dialectal chitter "tremble, shiver," from Middle English chittern "to twitter, chatter."

updated on December 29, 2012

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Definitions of jitters from WordNet

jitters (n.)
extreme nervousness;
Synonyms: heebie-jeebies / screaming meemies
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