Citations:ants in one's pants
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English citations of have ants in one's pants
Verb (intransitive): To be agitated and fidgety
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- 2004 - Brian Nelson, The Kill (translated version of a 1871-2 work by Emile Zola, La Curée
- ‘That wretched Provençal! He can't sit still: he's got ants in his pants.’
- 1946 — Robert Penn Warren, All the King's Men
- A guy gets ants in his pants and writes a sonnet. Is the sonnet less of a good — if it is good, which I doubt — because the dame he got the ants over happened to be married to somebody else, so that his passion, as they say, was illicit?.
- 1844 - The Living Age p. 163
- The people have scarcely sat down to table than they feel ants in their pants and begin to dance, old and young alike.