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  • n. One who fidgets.


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  • This problem is compounded by the fact that he is an inveterate fidgeter.

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  • For example, the nicknames I came up for the kind of people I encountered on the bus when I used to commute to work and back were: space-hog, slumper, fidgeter and refined.

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  • Barton was a fidgeter, constantly in motion -- shifting in his chair, shuffling the papers on his desk, doodling with his pencil, waxing Machiavellian with his brain.

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  • Most people also hate that other closely related species: the fidgeter, who spins pens or reorders papers or plays with his phone during meetings. Top Stories

  • The idea that a doodler or fidgeter is a poor student or listener is a total myth that has come down to us through the 300 year history of the word "doodle".


  • Ryan fidgets for a minute, which in itself is fascinating, because Ryan's not usually a fidgeter.

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  • If you are a sanfransocial chronic fidgeter like me you'll be snicking this thing open

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  • And remark on those rare times that your fidgeter does sit quietly: Timmy, you’re sitting so nicely at the table.

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