Synonyms of jumpy in English:


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1‘he was tired and jumpy’

nervous, on edge, edgy, tense, anxious, ill at ease, unrelaxed, in a state of nerves, in a state of agitation, fretful, uneasy, restless, fidgety, worked up, keyed up, overwrought, wrought up, strung out, on tenterhooks, on pins and needles, with one's stomach in knots, worried, apprehensive, strained
shaky, shaking, trembling, quivering
British nervy
informal with butterflies in one's stomach, a bundle of nerves, jittery, like a cat on a hot tin roof, twitchy, in a state, in a stew, uptight, wired, het up, all of a dither, all of a doodah, all of a lather, in a tizz, in a tizzy, stressed out, white-knuckled
British informal strung up, stressy, windy, like a cat on hot bricks
North American informal spooky, squirrelly, antsy
Australian, New Zealand informal toey
dated overstrung

calm, relaxed

2‘jumpy black-and-white footage’

jerky, jolting
lurching, bumpy, jarring
fitful, convulsive
rare jouncing