fanteeg
Fantigue Fan*tigue", Fantique Fan*tique", n. [Written also {fanteague}, {fanteeg}, etc.] [Cf. {Fantod}.] State of worry or excitment; fidget; ill humor. [Prov. Eng.] --Dickens. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

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  • fanteeg — noun see fantigue * * * fantigue or fanteeg /fan tēgˈ/ noun Anxiety or agitation • • • Main Entry: ↑fantod …   Useful english dictionary

  • fanteeg — fan·teeg …   English syllables

  • fanteague — Fantigue Fan*tigue , Fantique Fan*tique , n. [Written also {fanteague}, {fanteeg}, etc.] [Cf. {Fantod}.] State of worry or excitment; fidget; ill humor. [Prov. Eng.] Dickens. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Fantigue — Fan*tigue , Fantique Fan*tique , n. [Written also {fanteague}, {fanteeg}, etc.] [Cf. {Fantod}.] State of worry or excitment; fidget; ill humor. [Prov. Eng.] Dickens. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Fantique — Fantigue Fan*tigue , Fantique Fan*tique , n. [Written also {fanteague}, {fanteeg}, etc.] [Cf. {Fantod}.] State of worry or excitment; fidget; ill humor. [Prov. Eng.] Dickens. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • fantod — noun Etymology: perhaps alteration of English dialect fantique, fanteeg, perhaps blend of fantastic and fatigue Date: 1839 1. plural a. a state of irritability and tension b. fidgets 2. an emotional outburst ; fit …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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