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adjective skittish pronunciation in British English /ˈskɪtɪʃ/
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  1. nervous or worried and likely to change your opinion about something

    Skittish investors have already removed their money.

    Internet users had been skittish about shopping online.

    1. a.
      used about horses that are nervous and may do something suddenly

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