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Ants in your pants

DEFINITION

(Old fashioned) Impatient, overly active. Imagine if you did have ants in your pants you would probably be running around in a frenzy, that’s exactly the meaning.

“Our child is very good but overly energetic, he’s always running around the house like he has ants in his pants.”

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