Champing at the bit meaning

What does the saying 'Champing at the bit' mean?

Idiom: Champing at the bit

Meaning:

To betray impatience, as to begin some action. "I'm champing at the bit to tell you" "Chomping at the bit" is also commonly used, though some regard it as an error.

Country: International English | Subject Area: General | Usage Type: Both or All Words Used
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