antsy

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈæntsi/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈæntsi/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(antsē)


Inflections of 'antsy' (adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."):
antsier
adj comparative
antsiest
adj superlative

WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2020
ants•y /ˈæntsi/USA pronunciation   adj.,  -i•er, -i•est.  Informal.
  1. Informal Termsnervous;
    impatient.

WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2020
ants•y  (antsē),USA pronunciation adj.,  ants•i•er, ants•i•est. [Informal.]
  1. Informal Termsunable to sit or stand still;
    fidgety:The children were bored and antsy.
  2. Informal Termsapprehensive, uneasy, or nervous:I'm a little antsy since hearing those storm warnings.
[1950–55;
ant + -s3 + -y1;
cf. -sy]
antsi•ness, n. 

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