Definition of fidget noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈfɪdʒɪt//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈfɪdʒɪt//
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a person who is always fidgeting You’re such a fidget! Word Originlate 17th cent.: from obsolete or dialect fidge ‘to twitch’; perhaps related to Old Norse fikja ‘move briskly, be restless or eager’.
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