antsy antsy  /ˈæntsi/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) nervous and unable to relax

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. We've got a lot of new guys who are antsy.
  2. Some sectors of the population are antsy to see opposition representation in a government that is almost completely run by officials loyal to Chavez.
  3. Bush, ever antsy, was desperate to campaign somewhere, hoping to replicate his stunning late-campaign successes on the stump in 2002 and 2004.

News

  1. What effect did Notre Dame trip have on prized Iowa State recruit?

    IOWA STATE FOOTBALL: Allen Lazard of Urbandale High School has returned from an unofficial recruiting visit to BCS championship game finalist Notre Dame. He has a bit of advice for antsy Cyclone football fans. Iowa State football: Cyclones must overcome lack of veteran experience
    on June 12, 2013     Source: The Des Moines Register

  2. Former high school principal steps in at elementary level in Long Hill

    LONG HILL – Just weeks after he retired from Watching Hills Regional High School, Thomas DiGanci was antsy to get back to school.
    on June 7, 2013     Source: Echoes-Sentinel

  3. 5 Things to Know Ahead of Jobs Report

    If you’re getting antsy about Friday’s Labor Department report on May employment, here are five things to calm you.
    on June 7, 2013     Source: Wall Street Journal Blogs

Quotes

  1. "The whole race was crazy," Hamlin said. "Everyone got antsy."
    on Apr 27, 2006 By: Denny Hamlin Source: 940 News

  2. "I thought we were very antsy, very anxious," Thompson said. "That was part of the talk at halftime - just relax and play. But that's human nature, that's natural. If you can't get excited about this game, then something's wrong with you. But...
    on Feb 24, 2007 By: John Thompson III Source: USA Today

  3. "He likes drama," Barnes said of the late shots by Abrams. "We want AJ to shoot it. That's his role he has to play. In the first half, I think he was 1-for-8 and I think four of those shots were because he was antsy and jumpy. But for the...
    on Mar 9, 2008 By: Rick Barnes Source: HoopsWorld

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