fidg·et / ˈfijit/ • v. (fidg·et·ed, fidg·et·ing) [intr.] make small movements, esp. of the hands and feet, through nervousness or impatience: the audience had begun to fidget on their chairs.• n. a quick, small movement, typically a repeated one, caused by nervousness or impatience: he disturbed other people with convulsive fidgets. ∎ a person given to such movements, esp. one whom other people find irritating. ∎ (usu. fidgets) a state of mental or physical restlessness or uneasiness: a marketing person full of nervous energy and fidgets.DERIVATIVES: fidg·et·er n.fidg·et·y adj.