jitters jitters  /ˈdʒɪ tərz/


  • (n) extreme nervousness



  • Money jitters are back again.


  1. John Oliver Is Getting the Hang of 'The Daily Show' Desk

    And in his third day at The Daily Show anchor's desk, John Oliver was unequivocally funny. Perhaps getting over some of the first and second night jitters, Oliver's third go around was old-school Daily Show style amusing. Though he at times still referenced Stewart's absence—"Hey, boss, yeah, the show's going OK, on the other hand I think the country might be completely falling apart"—he left ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: The Atlantic Wire via Yahoo! News

  2. Brian's Tuesday recap: Euro jitters, focus on 10Y, crude levels, yen on crack

    Collective Intelligence! Roger_Volz (05:04) Turkey...jitters German court may overturn the promise by the European Central Bank to do "whatever it takes" to save the euro is being challenged ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: MrTopStep.com via Yahoo! Finance

  3. Oil Market Gets Jitters on OPEC's Talk of Demand Risk

    Oil Market Gets Jitters on OPEC's Talk of Demand Risk
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Nasdaq


  1. "I think I got a little first-round jitters," Roddick said. "I played better as the match went on. I hope I can get better in the second round."
    on Jan 14, 2007 By: Andy Roddick Source: Forbes

  2. "I thought we'd have some first-game jitters," Kansas coach Bill Self said. "But all in all, I thought we played pretty well."
    on Mar 20, 2008 By: Bill Self Source: International Herald Tribune

  3. "He's pretty good," agreed Tracy McGrady. "He has a tremendous upside in this league. He started off a little bit slow and maybe he had the jitters or whatever, but in the second half he showcased some skills. He is an athlete, and for a guy...
    on Nov 10, 2007 By: Tracy McGrady Source: HoopsWorld

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