One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A state or attack of uneasiness or unreasonableness.‘the mumbo-jumbo gave me the fantods’
- ‘As Alma, Betsy Palmer gives a performance that is touching and precise as a girl with a bad case of the fantods.’
- ‘I remember Emmeline Grangerford's mourning memorabilia giving Huck the fantods.’
Mid 19th century: of unknown origin.
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