Ants In Pants – Idiom Example and Meaning


excited about something

worried about something

anxious, uneasy or impatient

unable to keep still


The children have ants in pants as their exams are over.

I am excited about my birthday and have ants and pants.

Do you have ants in pants? Stand still while I take your measurement.

Dave had ants in pants as he could not wait to attend the new class.


Not every idiom has a literal meaning. This idiom has a literal meaning that one cannot stand still if ants get into one’s pants.

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