be in a tizz(y)

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be in a tizz(y)

To be in a nervous, confused, agitated, or excited state. He's always in a tizzy before board meetings, so it's going to be a long couple of days. The Internet is in a tizzy over his incoherent tweet. The pop star's fans will be in a tizz once he arrives.

be/get in/into a ˈtizzy/ˈtizz (about something)

(informal) be/become excited, nervous or confused, especially about something that is not important: He was in such a tizz about his homework.
See also: get, tizz, tizzy
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