antrum of highmore
antrum of Highmore n.
See maxillary sinus.
any of numerous black, red, brown, or yellow social insects of the family Formicidae, of worldwide distribution especially in warm climates, having a large head with inner jaws for chewing and outer jaws for carrying and digging, and living in highly organized colonies containing wingless female workers, a winged queen, and, during breeding seasons, winged […]
- Ants in one’s pants, have
Be extremely restless, uneasy, impatient, or anxious, as in This child just can’t sit still; she must have ants in her pants. This rhyming idiom calls up a vivid image of what might cause one to be jumpy. [ ; 1920s ] Be eager for sexual activity, as in Bill’s got ants in his pants […]
noun a port in N Madagascar: former French naval base. Pop: 73 491 (2001) Former name Diégo-Suarez
unable to sit or stand still; fidgety: The children were bored and antsy. apprehensive, uneasy, or nervous: I’m a little antsy since hearing those storm warnings. Contemporary Examples Nevertheless, Daum eventually got antsy for something slightly busier. My Real Estate Obsession Jacob Bernstein May 11, 2010 But most people I talk to are generally on […]