Fidget - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈfɪdʒɪt|  American pronunciation of the word fidget
Brit.  |ˈfɪdʒɪt|  British pronunciation of the word fidget


- a feeling of agitation expressed in continual motion(syn: fidgetiness, restlessness)


- move restlessly


He was constantly fidgeting in his chair.

...small children are likely to fidget in church...

The chairman fidgeted uneasily in his seat.

The heat fidgeted them all by day.

The kids had started to fidget.

Stop fidgeting with your pens!

Stop fidgeting about!

The child is always fidgeting in his seat

...even in church we were not free from Mother's familiar reproof of our ingrained tendency to fidget in our seats...

Word forms

I/you/we/they: fidget
he/she/it: fidgets
present participle: fidgeting
past tense: fidgeted
past participle: fidgeted
singular: fidget
plural: fidgets
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