champ at the bit

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To bite the bit, especially when restless.

Etymology:

  • From champ + bit; horses tend to chew on their bits when impatient at waiting.
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Submitted on September 01, 2009

Additional definitions for 'champ at the bit':

champ at the bitTo show impatience or frustration when delayed.
Champ at the BitTo show sheer willingness to do something or become impatient to begin it
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