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Meaning of "champ at the bit" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF CHAMP AT THE BIT

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WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE CHAMP AT THE BIT

champ
champac
champagne
champagne cork
champagne flute
champagne glass
champagne lifestyle
champagne socialist
Champagne-Ardenne
champaign
Champaigne
champak
champart
champer
champers
champerties
champertous
champerty
champignon

WORDS THAT END LIKE CHAMP AT THE BIT

a bit
bit by bit
brace and bit
centre bit
chafe at the bit
countersink bit
curb bit
devil´s bit
do one´s bit
every bit
not a bit
snaffle bit
threepenny bit
thrupenny bit

Synonyms and antonyms of champ at the bit in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Translation of «champ at the bit» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF CHAMP AT THE BIT

Find out the translation of champ at the bit to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of champ at the bit from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «champ at the bit» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

冠军的位
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

campeón en el bit
570 millions of speakers

English

champ at the bit
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

बिट पर विजेता
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

بطل في بت
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

чемпион на бит
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

campeão no bit
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

বিট এ চ্যাম্পিয়ন
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

champion au peu
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Juara pada sedikit
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Champion bei der Bit-
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

ビット目のチャンピオン
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

비트 에서 챔피언
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Juara ing dicokot
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

nhà vô địch tại các bit
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

பிட் மணிக்கு வீரன்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

थोड्याच वेळात विजेचा तुकडा
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Biraz şampiyonluk
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

campione al bit
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Mistrz na bit
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

чемпіон на біт
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

campion la biți
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

πρωταθλητής σε λίγο
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

Champ by die bietjie
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

champ på biten
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

champ på litt
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of champ at the bit

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «CHAMP AT THE BIT»

The term «champ at the bit» is normally little used and occupies the 133.860 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «CHAMP AT THE BIT» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «champ at the bit» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «champ at the bit» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about champ at the bit

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «CHAMP AT THE BIT»

Discover the use of champ at the bit in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to champ at the bit and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Common Errors in English Usage
... as chasing each other around their lounges, but a chaise is just a chair. champ at the bit/chomp at the bit See “chomp at the bit/champ at the bit.” chaste See “ celibate/chaste.” cheap at half the price/cheap at twice the price “Cheap at half the ...
Paul Brians, 2003
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Oxford Dictionary of English Idioms
Alternatively, the word could be a shortened form of success. chafe chafe at the bit: see champ at the bit at CHAMP. chaff be caught with chaff be easily deceived. 0 Chaff is the husks of corn separated from the grain by threshing. Be caught ...
John Ayto, 2010
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The Wrong Word Dictionary: 2,500 Most Commonly Confused Words
... which refers to two blocks of tackle stuck together so tightly they can't be tightened any further. The technician recommended a web site chock full of useful tools. Champ at the bit, Chomp at the bit Champ at the bit is the correct phrase.
Dave Dowling, 2012
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The Oxford Dictionary of Idioms
champ. champ (orchafe) at the bit be restlessly impatient, especially to start doing something. Champ at the bit is used literally of a spirited horse that tugs at the bit in its mouth in its eagerness to move.
Judith Siefring, 2004
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The American Heritage Dictionary of Idioms, Second Edition
[First half of 19005] champ 3 In addition to the idiom beginning with CHAMP, also see LIKE A CHAMP. champ at the bit Show impatience at being held back or delayed, as in The dismissal bell hadn't rung, but they were champing at the bit to  ...
Christine Ammer, 2013
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Cambridge Dictionary of American Idioms
... still don't know just how all this new software works, but I suppose I'll find out bit by bit. champ at the bit, also chomp at the bit to be very eager ♢ The phone companies are champing at the bit to expand into these new lines of business. origin: ...
Paul Heacock, 2003
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Common Errors in English Usage Daily Boxed Calendar
... 2006 S MT WT F S 1 2 345678 910 11 12 1314 15 16 17 1819 20 21 22 23/ 3024/31 25 2627 28 29 For a moment he was confused— was he being attacked by a bear presently or currently? chomp at the bit/champ at the bit “Champ at the.
Brians, Paul
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Cassell英语常用词组用法词典
... thrilled to bits. JfeJgfiJSEilif * to do one's bit agE,^^ i ^gr3&5 'fcitt (I'm willing ;<> rfo my foil. SclPJRsfi bit2 (a) bit and (a) sup 'Mlttflfk.'k (How about a bit and a supl ff=j Si *H $?«§?) to champ at the bit JL CHAMP to draw bit 1. fjtt.lfl > «[Jiffit#l8 2 ...
Rosalind Fergusson, 2003
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Speaking of Animals: A Dictionary of Animal Metaphors
... as did cowboys in later Western movies.) Chivalry was dead by the end of the 14th cent., but knighthood is still in flower when men open doors for women. BDPF; THT. CHOMP AT THE BIT to chomp — or champ — at the bit. To be anxious or ...
Robert Allen Palmatier, 1995
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The One and Only Sam: A Story Explaining Idioms for Children ...
Champ at the bit—A horse that has been standing too long will chew on the bit (a part of the harness) in its mouth. If a person finds themselves champing at the bit it means they are RESTLESS and feeling IMPATIENT. Get carried away—When ...
Aileen Stalker, 2009

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «CHAMP AT THE BIT»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term champ at the bit is used in the context of the following news items.
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Commonly mispronounced words, and why we just can't say them
COMMONLY STUFFED UP PHRASES. DO SAY: Champ at the bit DON'T SAY: Chomp at the bit. EXPERT SAYS: Both are acceptable, but have ... «Herald Sun, Jun 15»
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Businesses on both sides of the Florida Straits get to know each other
Meanwhile, ferry companies champ at the bit to begin service between Florida and Cuba. Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control recently ... «Miami Herald, May 15»
3
Kentucky Derby worth the trip
However, you should champ at the bit when it comes to your travel plans. Booking accommodations up to a year in advance isn't unheard of. «INFORUM, May 15»
4
Top five female clay-courters of the Open Era
... 2015 following her season-opening Brisbane International triumph, while Simona Halep continues to champ at the bit for her first Grand Slam ... «AllSportsNews, Apr 15»
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Meghan Duggan on Women's Worlds, CWHL's future, playing …
Do you see all these outdoor games and champ at the bit to participate in one yourself? “It's certainly exciting. I've had the great opportunity to ... «Yahoo Sports, Mar 15»
6
Best selling Norwich author reflects on whirlwind six months
... best selling novel Elizabeth is Missing has reflected on a whirlwind six months which has seen production companies champ at the bit for the ... «Norfolk Eastern Daily Press, Jan 15»
7
Expanded Oaklawn opens; general admission waived
Horses champ at the bit, ready to shoot out of the gate. Fans fill the spectator stands and cheer on their favorites. It's the start of live racing ... «Northwest Arkansas News, Jan 15»
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The Fabrication of Courage by Sports Media
Even the gaggle that would typically champ at the bit at this kind of racially-focused frenzy admit that it has nothing to do with actual ... «American Thinker, Jan 15»
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We Can't Say No When Kim Jong-Un Dishes on Jolie: Opening Line
Teens, who used to champ at the bit to get behind his or her own set of wheels, just aren't that into cars as much these days, or even getting ... «Bloomberg, Dec 14»
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Corinthian class in 70th Rolex Sydney Hobart Race
Five super maxis will champ at the bit at the front, four of them with Wild Oats XI as their target, the race record holder, seven-time line honours ... «Scuttlebutt Sailing News, Nov 14»

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