ants in your pants


ants in your pants
   If someone has ants in their pants, they are agitated or excited about something and can't keep still.
  (Dorking School Dictionary)

English Idioms & idiomatic expressions. 2014.

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  • ants in your pants — informal : a strong feeling of wanting to be active and not wait for something : a feeling of excitement and impatience a little kid with ants in her pants • • • Main Entry: ↑ant ants in your pants see ↑ant • • • Main Entry: ↑pants …   Useful english dictionary

  • Ants in Your Pants — is a Canadian children s music video television program made and aired by Treehouse TV that ran from 2000 2003 in daylight hours, then being switched to 12:00 EST, and finally removed in February 2008.PlotThe show starts out with its intro, which …   Wikipedia

  • ants in your pants — If someone has ants in their pants, they are agitated or excited about something and can t keep still …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • Ants in your pants —   If someone has ants in their pants, they are agitated or excited about something and can t keep still …   Dictionary of English idioms

  • have ants in your pants — informal phrase to be unable to sit still, for example because you are nervous or full of energy Thesaurus: become excitedsynonym to worry or feel nervous about somethingsynonym Main entry: ant * * * have ˈants in your pant …   Useful english dictionary

  • have ants in your pants — have ants in (your) pants humorous to not be able to keep still because you are very excited or worried about something. She s got ants in her pants because she s going to a party tonight …   New idioms dictionary

  • have ants in your pants — informal to be unable to sit still, for example because you are nervous or full of energy …   English dictionary

  • Ants in the Pants — is a game designed by insect theme game designer William H. (Herb) Schaper. The game was originally produced in 1969 by Schaper s company Schaper Toys; it is currently produced by Hasbro. The name derives from an idiomatic English metaphor which… …   Wikipedia

  • ants in one's pants — {n. phr.}, {slang} Nervous over activity; restlessness. * /Jane can not sit still; she has ants in her pants./ * /You have ants in your pants today. Is something wrong?/ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • ants in one's pants — {n. phr.}, {slang} Nervous over activity; restlessness. * /Jane can not sit still; she has ants in her pants./ * /You have ants in your pants today. Is something wrong?/ …   Dictionary of American idioms


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