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chomp at the bit

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  • verb intransitive To show impatience or frustration when delayed.

Etymologies

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Variant of champ at the bit, recasting it as chomp "to chew noisily" + bit "part of a horse's harness held in its mouth"; horses tend to chew on their bits when impatient at waiting.

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