fantod


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fan·tod

 (făn′tŏd′)
n.
1. fantods
a. A state of nervous irritability.
b. Nervous movements caused by tension.
2. An outburst of emotion; a fit.

[Origin unknown.]

fantod

(ˈfæntəd) or

fantad

n
1. crotchety or faddish behaviour
2. (pl) a state of restlessness or unease
[C19: of uncertain origin]

fan•tod

(ˈfæn tɒd)

n.
1. Usu., fantods. a state of extreme nervousness or restlessness (usu. prec. by the).
2. Sometimes, fantods. a sudden outpouring of anger or a similar intense emotion.
[1835–40]
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Cyn son am gyffuriau, y peth mwyaf angenrheidiol oedd rhywbeth tebyg i wn sydd yn cael ei ddefnyddio i ddofi elif fantod oedd ei angen i ddofi'r chwaraewyr.
Mother well signed Phil O'Donnell recently and had to rely on a fantod on ate along-sleeved kit as they did not have one for him.
Dw i wedi mwynhau'r profiadau i gyd ac wedi cael blas ar wahanol agweddau o'r gwledydd amrywiol,''meddai'r ferch o Ganllwyd a fydd i'w gweld ymhlith elif fantod Sri Lanka nos Wener yma.