Meaning of skittish

skit•tish

Pronunciation: (skit'ish), [key]
— adj.
  1. apt to start or shy: a skittish horse.
  2. restlessly or excessively lively: a skittish mood.
  3. fickle; uncertain.
  4. shy; coy.
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