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  • n. A state of impatience or agitation.

Etymologies

From Yiddish  (shpilkes, "needles") (Wiktionary)

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  • Shpilkes. (Shpill-Kiss) - noun - Yiddish for nervous energy.

    February 14, 2011

  • In Albania?

    April 4, 2009

  • High anxiety.

    April 4, 2009