jittery, sharp, tense, brash, highly strung, excited, jolty, overstrung, in suspense, uptight, all wound up, nervy, on edge, a bundle of nerves, cheeky, angular, jumpy, keen, bumpy, tighten, skittish, fidgety, twitchy, restive, rocky, jolting, rough, restless
excitable (part of speech: adjective)
emotional, volcanic, ardent, cranky, tempestuous, hot-tempered, nervous, explosive, sensitive, fragile, short-tempered, crusty, impulsive, excitable, brittle, passionate, irritable, rash, reckless, stormy, quick-tempered, fiery, touchy, combustible, high-strung, volatile
- After he had ordered his own lunch, he turned to her with an edgy politeness. - "The Disturbing Charm", Berta Ruck.
- A quiet euphoria rose and faded, replaced by an edgy pre- verbal clarity. - "Michelangelo's Shoulder", John Moncure Wetterau.
- Trouble was, the Chief had been getting edgy about costs lately, so we knew it was about time for the annual budget battle. - "The Kenzie Report", Mark Clifton.