from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n.pl. Slang A feeling of uneasiness or nervousness; the jitters.
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- n. A general feeling of anxiety, fear, uneasiness, or nausea.
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- n. extreme nervousness
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)