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Definition of antsy adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

antsy

 adjective
adjective
BrE BrE//ˈæntsi//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈæntsi//
 
(North American English, informal)
 
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impatient; not able to keep still Word Origin mid 19th cent.: probably from the phrase have ants in one's pants (see ant).
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