WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2014
fidg•et /ˈfɪdʒɪt/USA pronunciationv. [no object] to move about restlessly, nervously, or impatiently:fidgeting anxiously before being interviewed.
n. [countable] Often,fidgets. [plural] the condition or an instance of being nervously restless:gets the fidgets during long meetings. fidg•et•y, adj., -i•er, -i•est.


Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::

fidget /ˈfɪdʒɪt/ vb
  1. (intransitive) to move about restlessly
  2. (intransitive) often followed by with: to make restless or uneasy movements (with something); fiddle
  3. (transitive) to cause to fidget
n
  1. (often plural) a state of restlessness or unease, esp as expressed in continual motion: he's got the fidgets
  2. a person who fidgets
Etymology: 17th Century: from earlier fidge, probably from Old Norse fīkjast to desire eagerly

ˈfidgety adj



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