fidgets

3 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Fidget \Fidg"et\, verb (used without an object) [imp. & p. p. {Fidgeted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Fodgeting}.] [From {Fidge}; cf. OE. fiken to fidget, to flatter, Icel. fika to hasten, Sw. fika to hunt after, AS. befician to deceive. Cf. {Fickle}.] To move uneasily one way and the other; to move irregularly, or by fits and starts. --Moore.

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Fidget \Fidg"et\, noun

1. Uneasiness; restlessness. --Cowper.

2. pl. A general nervous restlessness, manifested by incessant changes of position; dysphoria. --Dunglison.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

fidget

noun

1: a feeling of agitation expressed in continual motion; "he's got the fidgets"; "waiting gave him a feeling of restlessness" [syn: {fidget}, {fidgetiness}, {restlessness}]

verb

1: move restlessly; "The child is always fidgeting in his seat"


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