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  • noun A state of impatience or agitation.

Etymologies

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From Yiddish  (shpilkes, "needles")

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  • High anxiety.

    April 4, 2009

  • In Albania?

    April 4, 2009

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

    February 14, 2011