French translation of 'skittish'
- (= nervous)
⇒ The declining dollar gave heart to skittish investors.
La baisse du dollar a redonné du cœur à des investisseurs nerveux.
- (= frivolous)
Example Sentences Including 'skittish'
Although her manner was skittish , her tone was implacable and he knew she was already regretting revealing so much of herself to him.The Sound of Murder
A masterful touch brought the skittish machine to heel; Gareth had lost only about a metre of foothold.A Daystar of Fear
People did tend to turn skittish about eating in restaurants where patrons dropped dead in their plates for no apparent reason.Something in the Water
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Translation of skittish from the Collins English to French Dictionary