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Full of flavor or spice:
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  1. Full of flavor or spice:
  2. Stimulating and invigorating:
  3. Quick-paced:
Characterized by or resulting from caprice, inconsistency in feeling or purpose, a whim, or an unpredictable or impulsive behavior. See also arbitrary.
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  1. Characterized by or resulting from caprice, inconsistency in feeling or purpose, a whim, or an unpredictable or impulsive behavior. See also arbitrary.
  2. Characterized by, arising from, or subject to caprice; impulsive or unpredictable:
  3. Subject to caprices; tending to change abruptly and without apparent reason; erratic; flighty
Characterized by, arising from, or subject to whimsy:
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  1. Characterized by, arising from, or subject to whimsy:
  2. Playful or fanciful, especially in a humorous way:
  3. Subject to sudden change; unpredictable
Lacking self-confidence; shy.
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  1. Lacking self-confidence; shy.
  2. Fearful and hesitant:
  3. Showing fear or lack of self-confidence; hesitant
Hard to control; unruly; refractory
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  1. Hard to control; unruly; refractory
  2. Impatient under delay, duress, or control.
  3. Nervous or impatient under pressure or restraint; restless; unsettled
Characterized by or having a disordered state of the nerves
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  1. Characterized by or having a disordered state of the nerves
  2. Of the nerves
  3. Marked by or having a feeling of unease or apprehension:
Daring, provocative, or trend-setting:
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  1. Daring, provocative, or trend-setting:
  2. (Informal) Innovative, daring, unconventional, etc.
  3. Nervous or irritable:
Having, or pertaining to, a tendency to fidget.
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  1. Having, or pertaining to, a tendency to fidget.
  2. Creating unnecessary fuss.
  3. Nervous; uneasy
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  1. Nervy, jumpy, on edge
  2. Marked by jittering movements:
  3. Having or feeling nervous unease:
Moving in jumps, jerks, or abrupt variations
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  1. Moving in jumps, jerks, or abrupt variations
  2. Characterized by fitful, jerky movements.
  3. Nervous or apprehensive
Characterized by or having a disordered state of the nerves
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  1. Characterized by or having a disordered state of the nerves
  2. Of the nerves
  3. Marked by or having a feeling of unease or apprehension:
Refusing to move. Used of a horse or other animal.
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  1. Refusing to move. Used of a horse or other animal.
  2. Impatient under delay, duress, or control.
  3. Nervous or impatient under pressure or restraint; restless; unsettled
Seeking change; discontented
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  1. Seeking change; discontented
  2. Not satisfied to be at rest or in peace; averse to repose; eager for change; discontented.
  3. Without rest; unable to be still or quiet; uneasy; continually moving.
(Linguistics) Enunciated with taut muscles, as the sound (ē) in keen.
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  1. (Linguistics) Enunciated with taut muscles, as the sound (ē) in keen.
  2. In a state of nervous tension or mental strain:
  3. Causing or characterized by nervous tension or mental strain:
(Figuratively) irritable, cranky
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  1. (Figuratively) irritable, cranky
  2. Characterized by jerky or spasmodic motion:
  3. (Informal) Nervous; jittery
Rigidly conventional, as in manners, opinions, and tastes:
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  1. Rigidly conventional, as in manners, opinions, and tastes:
  2. Tense; nervous:
  3. Very tense, nervous, anxious, etc.
Find another word for skittish. In this page you can discover 22 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for skittish, like: lively, capricious, whimsical, timid, restive, nervous, changeable, afraid, edgy, fidgety and jittery.