in a state

see under in a lather.


Nearby words

  1. in a pig's eye,
  2. in a pinch,
  3. in a rut,
  4. in a sense,
  5. in a snit,
  6. in a stew,
  7. in a tight corner,
  8. in a tizzy,
  9. in a walk,
  10. in a way

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