have itchy fingers(redirected from had itchy fingers)
have itchy fingers
To be eager to begin, undertake, or become involved in some work or task, especially one that involves one's hands. You're going to have itchy fingers once you see these nine awesome do-it-yourself projects that can do with things around the house! I finally took a two-week vacation, but as soon as I began to relax, I started having itchy fingers to do something—anything—productive.
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itchy fingersmainly BRITISH
If you have itchy fingers, you are very keen to get involved in a particular activity. I went into town to watch people playing chess. After a few days of this I started getting itchy fingers.
Collins COBUILD Idioms Dictionary, 3rd ed. © HarperCollins Publishers 2012