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Definition of jitters noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

jitters

 noun
noun
NAmE//ˈdʒɪt̮ərz//
 
the jitters [plural] (informal)
 
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feelings of being anxious and nervous, especially before an important event or before having to do something difficult I always get the jitters before exams. Louise had pre-wedding jitters.
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