skittish

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skittish /ˈskɪtɪʃ/ adjective
skittish
/ˈskɪtɪʃ/
adjective
Learner's definition of SKITTISH
[more skittish; most skittish]
of an animal : easily frightened or excited
: nervous or fearful about doing something
chiefly US : tending to change often : not dependable or stable

— skittishly

adverb

— skittishness

noun [noncount]
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