нервный; панический; действующий на нервы; раздражительный; скачущий
- When Callahan heard that Hornbaker was on his way, he was as jumpy as Gary Cooper waiting for Frank Miller and his gang to ride into town in High Noon .
- The horse will continually overreact to his handler and everything around him; and he will be nervy, difficult, and "jumpy" much of the time.
- Most remind me of the Sinclair Spectrum games of a few years ago, but that last one is a typical Japanese "happy jumpy scrolly" game - weird, but compulsive.
- During contests he was as jumpy as a schoolgirl and gave off a static charge of nervous energy.
- He arrived jet-lagged, tired and jumpy.
- "War in Val d'Orcia" is her dispassionate account of attempts to keep life on a local estate balanced between bellicose German troops, jumpy partisans, exhausted refugees, escaping British prisoners and the local Fascisti, during the appalling interlude following the fall of Mussolini.
- He seems to be talking in a series of jumpy thoughts.
- She's a good-looking woman, but she's jumpy and she does'na have the confidence.
- I've only been in your bed with you once and then you were as jumpy as a cat thinking that sister of yours might come back unexpectedly.
- I just love the jumpy rhythm on that track and I'm not ashamed to say it!
- "This business has made her really jumpy.
- They were both jumpy and alert.
- "He'd definitely be someone very nervy, very jumpy and basically insecure.