Definition of chomp or champ or chafe at the bit in English:
Be restless and impatient to start doing something.
- Just over a month after finishing the last campaign, less than a month away from the new season and Waterford United captain John Frost is, literally, chomping at the bit for the start of this latest adventure.
- They are, and they're chomping at the bit to be here.
- ‘I was really chomping at the bit to get back to work,’ she says.
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