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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n.pl. Slang A feeling of uneasiness or nervousness; the jitters.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A general feeling of anxiety, fear, uneasiness, or nausea.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. extreme nervousness

Etymologies

Coined by William De Beck (1890-1942), American cartoonist, in his comic strip Barney Google.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
1923, coined by American cartoonist Billy De Beck in his comic strip Barney Google. (Wiktionary)

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