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Meaning of SKITTISH

Pronunciation:  'skitish

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  unpredictably excitable (especially of horses)
 

SKITTISH is a 8 letter word that starts with S.

 

 Synonyms: excitable, nervous, spooky
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Skit"tish\, a. [See {Skit}, v. t.]
1. Easily frightened; timorous; shy; untrustworthy; as, a
   skittish colt. ``A restiff, skittish jade.'' --L'Estrange.

2. Wanton; restive; freakish; volatile; changeable; fickle.
   ``Skittish Fortune's hall.'' --Shak. -- {Skit"tish*ly},
   adv. -- {Skit"tish*ness}, n.

 

 

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