Champ At The Bit Meaning
(intransitive, idiomatic) (of a person) to show impatience or frustration when delayed
Example: 2001: Byron Spice, Science Editor, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, PG News read at [] on 14 May 2006
Pittsburgh supercomputer is complete, and scientists are champing at the bit to use it.
2006: Australian Broadcasting Corporation, webpage for Ideas with wings, a radio series supporting innovation read at http://abc.net.au/science/wings/ on 14 May 2006
Everyone is champing at the bit to be labelled innovative.
2006: Al Rosenquist of Pastikaâ€™s Sport Shop, speaking to Terrell Boettcher of Sawyer County Record, Hayward, Wisconsin, Anglers champing at the bit read at  on 14 May 2006
We had quite a few people in last weekend. Theyâ€™re champing at the bit, ready to go.