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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [fan-tod]
    • /ˈfæn tɒd/
    • /fˈantɒd/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fan-tod]
    • /ˈfæn tɒd/

Definitions of fantod word

  • noun fantod 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. 1
  • noun fantod Sometimes, fantods. a sudden outpouring of anger, outrage, or a similar intense emotion. 1
  • noun fantod A state or attack of uneasiness or unreasonableness. 1
  • noun fantod crotchety or faddish behaviour 0
  • noun fantod a state of restlessness or unease 0
  • noun fantod a nervous condition 0

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Origin of fantod

First appearance:

before 1835
One of the 34% newest English words
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 -s3

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fantod popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 63% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 59% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

fantod usage trend in Literature

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