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Word of the Day 04/03/19 Fantods

Fantods (noun)
fantod [fan-tod]


noun
1. Usually fantods. a state of extreme nervousness or restlessness; the willies; the fidgets (usually preceded by the ): We all developed the fantods when the plane was late in arriving.
2. Sometimes fantods. a sudden outpouring of anger, outrage, or a similar intense emotion.

NEARBY WORDS
fantasy, fantasyland, fanti, fantin-latour, fantoccini, fantods, fantom, fantoosh, fanum fortunae, fanweed


Origin: 1835–40; apparently fant(igue) (earlier fantique, perhaps blend of fantasy and frantic; -igue probably by association with fatigue) + -od(s) , of obscure origin; see -s

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