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.]

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  • 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

  • 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.] …   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

  • 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

  • fantod — /fan tod/, n. 1. Usually, fantods. a state of extreme nervousness or restlessness; the willies; the fidgets (usually prec. by the): We all developed the fantods when the plane was late in arriving. 2. Sometimes, fantods. a sudden outpouring of… …   Universalium

  • fan|teeg — fan|tigue, fan|teague, or fan|teeg «fan TEEG», noun. British Dialect. a state of anxiety; excitement. ╂[earlier fantique, perhaps contraction of fantastic] …   Useful english dictionary

  • fan|teague — fan|tigue, fan|teague, or fan|teeg «fan TEEG», noun. British Dialect. a state of anxiety; excitement. ╂[earlier fantique, perhaps contraction of fantastic] …   Useful english dictionary

  • fan|tigue — fan|tigue, fan|teague, or fan|teeg «fan TEEG», noun. British Dialect. a state of anxiety; excitement. ╂[earlier fantique, perhaps contraction of fantastic] …   Useful english dictionary

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