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Meaning of FIDGET

Pronunciation:  'fijit

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a feeling of agitation expressed in continual motion; "he's got the fidgets"; "waiting gave him a feeling of restlessness"
  2. [v]  move restlessly; "The child is always fidgeting in his seat"

FIDGET is a 6 letter word that starts with F.


 Synonyms: fidgetiness, restlessness
 See Also: agitation, impatience, move



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Fidg"et\, v. i. [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.
  2. \Fidg"et\, n.
    1. Uneasiness; restlessness. --Cowper.
    2. pl. A general nervous restlessness, manifested by
       incessant changes of position; dysphoria. --Dunglison.
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