What does ants in your pants mean?


Idiom Meaning:

anxious or nervous


Examples of this Idiom in Movies & TV Shows:


Tropic Thunder (2008)

Time of Scene: n/a

Rick Peck: You can’t be serious?

Les Grossman: You kick in the door to my house all ants in your pants, sucking my left nut to get a TiVo scrap for the 3rd runner-up sexiest man alive 1998… And you’re asking if I’m serious?


The Three Stooges (2012)

Time of Scene: n/a

Larry: Stop it! Stop in, Moe! I’ve had it with you! You’re the cause of all our problems since day one.

Moe: How do you figure?

Larry: You should have gone and lived with Teddy’s folks back when they wanted to adopt you!

Curly: Yeah, that way you could have come back and and helped us all out.

Larry: But no, the great and powerful Moe is too lazy to squeegee the pool.

Moe: Ah, you don’t know what you’re talking about.

Larry: Oh no? Why do you think we never got another shot at getting adopted again? Because when you messed it up that day, you messed it up for all of us!

Moe: Look, if you two got ants in your pants, then why don’t you just leave? I’m getting sick and tired of looking at your monkey faces anyhow! Being with you two is like dragging around a couple of boat anchors!

Curly: Well, fine. Then goodbye, Moe.



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