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fidget
used in The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

6 uses
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Definition
small restless movements
  • Then for an hour it was deadly dull, and I was fidgety.
    Chapter 1 (48% in)
fidgety = restless (finding it hard to sit still)
  • Thinks I, it won't do to paddle; first I know I'll run into the bank or a towhead or something; I got to set still and float, and yet it's mighty fidgety business to have to hold your hands still at such a time.
    Chapter 15 (14% in)
  • I fidgeted up and down the raft...
    Chapter 16 (19% in)
  • Jim was fidgeting up and down past me.
    Chapter 16 (19% in)
  • They was setting around, some of them talking a little, in a low voice, and all of them fidgety and uneasy, but trying to look like they warn't; but I knowed they was, because they was always taking off their hats, and putting them on, and scratching their heads, and changing their seats, and fumbling with their buttons.
    Chapter Xl (24% in)
  • At last she come and begun to ask me questions, but I COULDN'T answer them straight, I didn't know which end of me was up; because these men was in such a fidget now that some was wanting to start right NOW and lay for them desperadoes, and saying it warn't but a few minutes to midnight; and others was trying to get them to hold on and wait for the sheep-signal; and here was Aunty pegging away at the questions, and me a-shaking all over and ready to sink down in my tracks I was that...
    Chapter Xl (31% in)

There are no more uses of "fidget" in The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn.

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