• (British, America) IPA: /ˈfɪdʒ.ɪt/

fidget (fidgets, present participle fidgeting; past and past participle fidgeted)

  1. (intransitive) To wiggle or twitch; to move around nervously or idly.
    • 1883: Robert Louis Stevenson, Treasure Island
      "Look, Jim, how my fingers fidget," he continued, in the pleading tone. "I can't keep e'm still, not I."
  2. (transitive) To cause to fidget; to make uneasy.
Translations Noun

fidget (plural fidgets)

  1. A nervous wriggling or twitching motion.
  2. (informal) A person who fidgets, especially habitually.
    Synonyms: fidgeter

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