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adjective ant·sy \ˈant-sē\

Definition of antsy

  1. 1 :  restless, fidgety <antsy children>; also :  impatient, eager <antsy for a new challenge>

  2. 2 :  nervous, apprehensive <antsy investors>

Examples of antsy in a sentence

  1. <he was feeling understandably antsy about the tax audit>

  2. <after a few minutes in the formal restaurant, the kids got antsy>

1838

First Known Use of antsy

1838


ANTSY Defined for English Language Learners

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adjective ant·sy \ˈant-sē\

Definition of antsy for English Language Learners

  • : impatient and unable to keep still

  • : nervous about what might happen


ANTSY Defined for Kids

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adjective ant·sy \ˈant-sē\

Definition of antsy for Students

antsier

antsiest

  1. :  impatient and unable to keep still <When he failed to arrive, I grew antsy.>


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