Sunday, August 08, 2010
fantod noun [FAN-tod] A state of extreme nervousness or restlessness (usually expressed in the plural.)
Definitions for fantod
- A state of extreme nervousness or restlessness (usually expressed in the plural.)
- A sudden outpouring of anger, outrage, or a similar intense emotion.
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Citations for fantod
"Well, as your grandmother says, there's no use getting in a fantod about it," my mother said. "
Such a fantod over what was, essentially, a pimple on Nanny's posterior.
Origin of fantod
Fantod is of obscure origin, apparently a derivation from fantique which is in turn a possible alteration of fantigue, a combination of "fantasy" and "fatigue."