Synonyms for fidget
- be antsy
- be hyper
- be nervous
- be on pins and needles
- be spooked
- be wired
Antonyms for fidget
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR FIDGET
She was looking about her on all sides, in a fidget of annoyance, searching for him, and to his dismay she saw him.
Henry did not encourage romance, and she was no girl to fidget for it.
There was no impatience or desire to fidget left in Jabe Smith now.
It was hard to wait, hard not to fidget under the watchful—the only word—eyes of the GG.
Mr Neeld was in a fidget, a fidget of importance and expectancy.
Mrs. Fidget (who has been fingering all the Joints for some time).
He hesitated again, until the Kwanns in front of him had begun to fidget.
"Of course, I should fidget about you," she said, indignantly.
Ascher did not find the thing interesting and began to fidget.
But he began to fidget—which was a sign that he was worried.
1670s, as the fidget "uneasiness," later the fidgets, from a 16c. verb fidge "move restlessly," perhaps from Middle English fiken "to fidget, hasten," from Old Norse fikjask "to desire eagerly" (cf. German ficken "to move about briskly;" see fuck).
MORE RELATED WORDS FOR FIDGET
- cold sweat
- stage fright