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Definition of Fidgeting

What does Fidgeting mean?


  1. A fidgety motion.


Fidgeting is the act of moving about restlessly. Fidgeting may be a result of nervousness, agitation, boredom or a combination of these. It may be a result of genes and is often an unconscious act. Fidgeting may involve playing with one's fingers, hair, or items of clothing. A common act of fidgeting is to bounce one's leg repeatedly. Rings are another common focus of fidgeting; variations include ring spinning, twirling or rolling along a table. New research has shown people who fidget are generally slimmer and find it harder to put on weight. Parents often consider fidgeting to be a bad habit, especially in schoolchildren.

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Google previewHow To Achieve Super Word Power (2005)

by Ajay Rai

Fidgeting means a. Falling in love with a midget b. Being restless c. Winding a wall clock 4. The meaning of filial is a. Dishonest b. Cunning c. Canine 5. The opposite of risky is a. Lucky b. Opportune c. Safe d. Blow e. Stop d. Is very studious e.

Google previewFarming (1906)

As a rule, fidgeting is a fault of breegding in which ]a nervous tegiperament is pe tuat in a constant y increasi egree. Such animriiles should not be used for briefing purposes.

Google previewThe Demon's Lexicon (2010)

by Sarah Rees Brennan

Jamie was quiet, fidgeting with an  ...

Google previewAn English school dictionary. To which is added, a list of the principal heathen deities of Greece [&c.]. (1822)

by William Jillard Hort

faithfulness, honesty, loyalty Fidgeting, Fidg'ety, a. restless, uneasy Fief, s. a fee, manor, ...

Google previewA Dictionary of the English Language (1817)

Compiled for the Use of Common Schools in the United States by Noah Webster

constant motion, restlessness Fidgeting, Fidg'ety, a. restless, uneasy Fiducial, Fiduciary, a. confident, certain Fiduciary, n. one who holds in trust Fie, exclam. denoting dislike Fief, ...

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Scrabble value of F4I1D2G2E1T1I1N1G2

The value of this 9-letter word is 15 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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