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

Definitions of fantods word

  • noun fantods 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 fantods Sometimes, fantods. a sudden outpouring of anger, outrage, or a similar intense emotion. 1
  • noun fantods (chiefly, dated) Plural form of fantod To have “the fantods” is to be in a state of nervousness, distress, or anxiety. 1
  • noun plural fantods a state of restlessness or unease 0
  • noun fantods (chiefly dated) plural of fantod To have “the fantods” is to be in a state of nervousness, distress, or anxiety. 0

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Origin of fantods

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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fantods 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 55% 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.

fantods usage trend in Literature

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