Posted by Kk on December 20, 2003
In Reply to: Foaming at the mouth posted by ESC on December 19, 2003
"Foaming at the bit" is similar to "chomping at the bit". Horses that are chomping at their bits will generally foam up around their mouths as well! Both phrases indicate eagerness or impatience, as opposed to anger, as is intended if one is "foaming at the mouth".