Definition of fantod in English:


Pronunciation /ˈfantäd/ /ˈfæntɑd/


informal North American
  • 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.