Adjective(1) unpredictably excitable (especially of horses
(1) He has cast four relatively inexperienced actors who fatten up Reza's skinny and, at times, skittish characters.(2) He was skittish , trying to please all his guests; yet his had a powerful presence, he had a definite leader quality├ö├ç┬¬ charisma.(3) On a blazing day like Thursday they were positively skittish .(4) We managed to pat them a little bit, but they were pretty skittish .(5) Ganatra brings a quiet, sensual intensity to her role in Chutney Popcorn, perfectly complementing Hennessy's skittish character.(6) I think they're generally skittish and ill-tempered animals.(7) The little lizards are everywhere, but they are skittish and can be difficult to approach.(8) Only the rays were skittish , darting off as soon as we drew near.(9) I think they're more skittish readers, where I found girls in general would be willing to try a lot of different things.(10) Is that why she was so skittish and nervous around me?(11) Alison usually wasn't so skittish , but people around her didn't often fall prey to killers bent on revenge.(12) The notion seems to be that the mere look, the urbanity, the smirking of blue staters appalls the skittish people of the heartland.(13) At least one local merchant is skittish of the ladies.(14) If they are skittish they should arrange a visit with their family doctor or paediatrician.(15) He was too skittish , so I made my voice carefully neutral.(16) They can also make skittish neighbors more accepting of special-needs housing.
1. nervous ::
2. anxious ::
3. on edge ::
4. excitable ::
5. restive ::
6. skittery ::
7. jumpy ::
8. jittery ::
9. high-strung ::
1. imperturbable ::
2. unflappable ::
skittish, skittishly, skittishness
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so she knows how to approach him
without making him SKITTISH.
The Big Bang Theory Season 7, Episode 21
He's SKITTISH, like a deer.
Breaking Bad Season 2, Episode 11
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