from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Any of various social insects of the family Formicidae, characteristically having wings only in the males and fertile females and living in colonies that have a complex social organization.
- idiom ants in (one's) pants Slang A state of restless impatience: "She's got ants in her pants” ( Bobbie Ann Mason).
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Any of various insects in the family Formicidae in the order Hymenoptera, typically living in large colonies composed almost entirely of flightless females
- n. A Web spider
- v. To rub insects, especially ants, on one's body, perhaps to control parasites or clean feathers.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A hymenopterous insect of the Linnæan genus Formica, which is now made a family of several genera; an emmet; a pismire.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. An emmet; a hymenopterous insect of the family Formicidœ and the Linnean genus Formica, now divided into several genera.
- An old form of and.
- n. A former spelling of aunt.
- n. The form of anti- before vowels in words taken from or formed according to the Greek, as in antagonist. In words formed in English, anti- usually remains unchanged before a vowel, as in anti-episcopal, etc.
- n. A suffix of adjectives, and of nouns originally adjectives, primarily (in the original Latin) a present participle suffix, cognate with the original form (AS. -ende) of English -ing, as in dominant, ruling, regnant, reigning, radiant, beaming, etc. See -ent.
- n. A corruption of -an, of various origin, as in pageant, peasant, pheasant, truant, tyrant. See these words.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. social insect living in organized colonies; characteristically the males and fertile queen have wings during breeding season; wingless sterile females are the workers
The grasshopper seeks to understand the meaning of life, talks non-stop, and thinks the ant is missing out.
During Rick's coverage of the Chile earthquake, Jon said on his show, "Rick Sanchez delivers the news like a guy at a party who's doing a lot of coke and traps you in a corner and explans REALLY INTENSELY how an ant is the strongest animal on earth."
"Rick Sanchez delivers the news like a guy at a party who's doing a lot of coke and traps you in a corner and explains really intensely how an ant is the strongest animal on earth."
"Rick Sanchez delivers the news like a guy at a party who's doing a lot of coke and traps you in a corner and explains really intensely how an ant is the strongest animal on Earth."
Rick Sanchez delivers the news like some guy at a party who's doing a lot of coke and traps you in a corner and explains really intensely how an ant is the strongest animal on earth.
Obviously ant is referring to Episodes II through IV: the holy trilogy.
The first thing I noticed about the bike was the name ant on it.
I explained politely to the officials that people who have carefully read the law have told me that I am not illegal to keep the sticker more than six months, but they were both adament and Adam ant is a very stubborn ant. shoe
Next Bathala called the ant, likewise intending to bestow on it more power than on any other animals, because it was so very small; but the ant was the most stupid and lazy of all creatures.
And what is it that makes us call the ant and the bee the wisest of animals, except that they do, in some degree, behave like men, in helping one another, and having some sort of family feeling, and society, and government among them, by which they can help bear each other's burdens?