itchy feet

This page is about the slang term itchy feet.

Meaning: (in phrase to get/have itchy feet) to have a strong desire to travel or move from place to place

For example:

  • I reckon Helen will start talking about moving to a new city soon. She's always had itchy feet, and she's lived here for three years already.

  • I had itchy feet when I was young, but not any more. I plan to spend the rest of my life in this town.

Quick Quiz:

Brad and Angelina have itchy feet again. They

a. should see a doctor

b. are planning to move house

c. need to wash their feet more often

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Contributor: Matt Errey