One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Have or develop a strong urge to travel or move from place to place.
- ‘Arriving home, retirement was once again on the cards, but six months into it, he again got itchy feet.’
- ‘My parents had itchy feet and we lived in about 12 different houses in eighteen years.’
- ‘Terry then had itchy feet again and moved to Perth.’
- ‘But then later she says, probably more honestly, that after six months she'd probably get itchy feet again.’
- ‘Even now, after 4 or so years, I'm getting itchy feet.’
- ‘Nonetheless by the mid-1990s Tyndall was getting itchy feet, as were several of his colleagues.’
- ‘You may have a tendency to get itchy feet at times and need change and travel.’
- ‘I had just qualified and I suppose I had itchy feet.’
- ‘We've always had itchy feet but I can see us living our days out in Turkey.’
- ‘He had known for some time that Mills, who had been with the firm for 27 years, had itchy feet - as did a number of other senior directors.’
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