fidget

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Synonyms for fidget

move restlessly

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Synonyms for fidget

to move one's fingers or hands in a nervous or aimless fashion

a state of nervous restlessness or agitation

Synonyms for fidget

a feeling of agitation expressed in continual motion

move restlessly

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The old man fidgeted and mumbled to himself at the window.
It was not to be supposed that the emotion produced by her aunt's death had blotted out the recollection that I was interested in that lady's relics, and I fidgeted afterward as it came to me that her reticence might very possibly mean simply that nothing had been found.
From under this great panoply she peeped up in a nervous, hesitating fashion at our windows, while her body oscillated backward and forward, and her fingers fidgeted with her glove buttons.
As soon as they were joined by the Thorpes, Catherine's agony began; she fidgeted about if John Thorpe came towards her, hid herself as much as possible from his view, and when he spoke to her pretended not to hear him.
Our guide there fidgeted about as if he had swallowed a spring mattress.
If he fidgeted his uncle was apt to grow restless and say it was high time he went to school.
He stared out of the window, and fidgeted, and evidently longed for the end of the journey.
More than once he fidgeted with his feet and tapped rapidly with his fingers upon the wall.
Hilbery fidgeted rather restlessly, and hummed fragments of her tune, as if to interrupt.
It is passing queer," Smee said, and they all fidgeted uncomfortably.
Anderssen fidgeted about, standing first on one foot and then upon the other.
For a time after they departed Sing Lee fretted and fidgeted upon the verandah of the long-house.
Da Souza fidgeted about with the banisters, and finally followed him.
Fanny chatted like a magpie, and Maud fidgeted, till Tom proposed to put her under the big dish-cover, which produced such an explosion, that the young lady was borne screaming away, by the much-enduring Katy.
He fidgeted incessantly in and out of the summer-house.