jumpy

Definition

adjective
nervous or excited
Usage
the market is jumpy
the stock market is nervous and share prices are likely to fluctuate

Use jumpy in a sentence

You should always try and not be to jumpy when you are investing, you must take things as they come.

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The young boy was a little bit jumpy while walking down the unfamiliar darkened alley late in the cold night.

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He tried to describe the markets after the dot-com bubble as jumpy, where I would have called them "jumped off," as in a high roof.

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