Definition of 'skittish'
Example sentences containing 'skittish'
Times, Sunday Times (2016)
People need to be a bit less skittish.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
Many are eager to use it when it reinforces their settled positions, but they become skittish when it moves into uncharted areas.Christianity Today (2000) Times, Sunday Times (2009) Times, Sunday Times (2007)
But the coalition will have to work far harder to convince skittish investors of the wisdom of building reactors in the UK.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
UK government bonds rose as nerves about Europe's debt crisis sent skittish investors off in search of safe havens.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
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