Definition of jumpy. 1 : nervous, jittery. 2 : characterized by jumps or sudden variations. Other Words from jumpy Synonyms & Antonyms Example Sentences Learn More about jumpy. Keep scrolling for more.
Calming jumpy markets can be difficult in times of crisis. The regime was jumpy about the circulation of rumours and political prophecies. I noted, though, that the usual theoretical setups implied that either prices were sticky and real variables "jumpy," or real variables were sticky and prices jumpy.
jump rope. US (UK skip) › to jump lightly over a rope that is held in both your hands, or by two other people, and turned repeatedly under your legs and over your head as exercise or a game. Thesaurus: synonyms and related words.
— Los Angeles Times, 21 May 2021 This is the perfect cultural moment to dangle the Kennedy-era optimism of a space hotel before a country full of jumpy shut-ins. — Liz Langley, Star Tribune, 23 Apr. 2021