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pant 1

 (pănt)
v. pant·ed, pant·ing, pants
v.intr.
1. To breathe rapidly in short gasps, as after exertion.
2. To beat loudly or heavily; throb or pulsate.
3. To give off loud puffs, especially while moving.
4. To long demonstratively; yearn: was panting for a chance to play.
v.tr.
To utter hurriedly or breathlessly: I panted my congratulations to the winner of the race.
n.
1. A short labored breath; a gasp.
2. A throb; a pulsation.
3. A short loud puff, as of steam from an engine.

[Middle English panten, perhaps alteration of Old French pantaisier, from Vulgar Latin *pantasiāre, from Greek phantasioun, to form images, from phantasiā, appearance; see fantasy.]

pant′ing·ly adv.

pant 2

 (pănt)
n. often pants
1. Trousers.
2. Underpants.
Idiom:
with (one's) pants down Slang
In an embarrassing position.

[Short for pantaloon.]

pant

(pænt)
vb
1. to breathe with noisy deep gasps, as when out of breath from exertion or excitement
2. to say (something) while breathing thus
3. (often foll by: for) to have a frantic desire (for); yearn
4. (intr) to pulsate; throb rapidly
n
5. the act or an instance of panting
6. a short deep gasping noise; puff
[C15: from Old French pantaisier, from Greek phantasioun to have visions, from phantasia fantasy]

pant1

(pænt)

v.i.
1. to breathe hard and quickly, as after exertion.
2. to long with breathless or intense eagerness; yearn: to pant for revenge.
3. to emit steam or the like in loud puffs.
v.t.
4. to breathe or utter rapidly or gaspingly.
n.
5. the act of panting.
6. a short, quick, labored effort at breathing; gasp.
7. a puff, as of an engine.
[1325–75; Middle English < Middle French pant(a)is(i)er < Vulgar Latin *phantasiāre to have visions < Greek phantasioûn to have or form images. See fantasy]

pant2

(pænt)

adj.
1. of or pertaining to pants: a pant leg; pant cuffs.
n.

pant

- The shock that makes you "gasp" is behind the word pant, from Latin phantasiare, "gasp in horror."
See also related terms for horror.

pant


Past participle: panted
Gerund: panting

Imperative
pant
pant
Present
I pant
you pant
he/she/it pants
we pant
you pant
they pant
Preterite
I panted
you panted
he/she/it panted
we panted
you panted
they panted
Present Continuous
I am panting
you are panting
he/she/it is panting
we are panting
you are panting
they are panting
Present Perfect
I have panted
you have panted
he/she/it has panted
we have panted
you have panted
they have panted
Past Continuous
I was panting
you were panting
he/she/it was panting
we were panting
you were panting
they were panting
Past Perfect
I had panted
you had panted
he/she/it had panted
we had panted
you had panted
they had panted
Future
I will pant
you will pant
he/she/it will pant
we will pant
you will pant
they will pant
Future Perfect
I will have panted
you will have panted
he/she/it will have panted
we will have panted
you will have panted
they will have panted
Future Continuous
I will be panting
you will be panting
he/she/it will be panting
we will be panting
you will be panting
they will be panting
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been panting
you have been panting
he/she/it has been panting
we have been panting
you have been panting
they have been panting
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been panting
you will have been panting
he/she/it will have been panting
we will have been panting
you will have been panting
they will have been panting
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been panting
you had been panting
he/she/it had been panting
we had been panting
you had been panting
they had been panting
Conditional
I would pant
you would pant
he/she/it would pant
we would pant
you would pant
they would pant
Past Conditional
I would have panted
you would have panted
he/she/it would have panted
we would have panted
you would have panted
they would have panted
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.pant - the noise made by a short puff of steam (as from an engine)
noise - sound of any kind (especially unintelligible or dissonant sound); "he enjoyed the street noises"; "they heard indistinct noises of people talking"; "during the firework display that ended the gala the noise reached 98 decibels"
2.pant - (usually in the plural) a garment extending from the waist to the knee or ankle, covering each leg separatelypant - (usually in the plural) a garment extending from the waist to the knee or ankle, covering each leg separately; "he had a sharp crease in his trousers"
bellbottom pants, bellbottom trousers, bell-bottoms - trousers with legs that flare; worn by sailors; absurdly wide hems were fashionable in the 1960s
breeches, knee breeches, knee pants, knickerbockers, knickers - trousers ending above the knee
chino - trousers made with chino cloth
churidars - tight trousers worn by people from the Indian subcontinent (typically with a kameez or kurta)
cords, corduroys - cotton trousers made of corduroy cloth
gabardine, tweed, flannel, white - (usually in the plural) trousers made of flannel or gabardine or tweed or white cloth
garment - an article of clothing; "garments of the finest silk"
hip pocket - a pocket in rear of trousers
blue jean, denim, jean - (usually plural) close-fitting trousers of heavy denim for manual work or casual wear
jodhpur breeches, jodhpurs, riding breeches - flared trousers ending at the calves; worn with riding boots
lap covering, lap - the part of a piece of clothing that covers the thighs; "his lap was covered with food stains"
leg - a cloth covering consisting of the part of a pair of trousers that covers a person's leg
long pants, long trousers - trousers reaching to the foot
pajama, pyjama - a pair of loose trousers tied by a drawstring around the waist; worn by men and women in some Asian countries
pantaloon - trousers worn in former times
pant leg, trouser leg - the leg of a pair of trousers
pedal pusher, toreador pants - snug trousers ending at the calves; worn by women and girls
salwar, shalwar - a pair of light loose trousers with a tight fit around the ankles; worn by women from the Indian subcontinent (usually with a kameez)
seat - the cloth covering for the buttocks; "the seat of his pants was worn through"
short pants, shorts, trunks - trousers that end at or above the knee
slacks - (usually in the plural) pants for casual wear
slide fastener, zip fastener, zipper, zip - a fastener for locking together two toothed edges by means of a sliding tab
stretch pants - trousers made of a stretchy fabric
sweat pants, sweatpants - loose-fitting trousers with elastic cuffs; worn by athletes
trews - tight-fitting trousers; usually of tartan
trouser - a garment (or part of a garment) designed for or relating to trousers; "in his trouser's pocket"; "he ripped his left trouser on the fence"
trouser cuff - a cuff on the bottoms of trouser legs
3.pant - a short labored intake of breath with the mouth openpant - a short labored intake of breath with the mouth open; "she gave a gasp and fainted"
breathing in, inhalation, intake, aspiration, inspiration - the act of inhaling; the drawing in of air (or other gases) as in breathing
Verb1.pant - breathe noisily, as when one is exhausted; "The runners reached the finish line, panting heavily"
blow - exhale hard; "blow on the soup to cool it down"
2.pant - utter while panting, as if out of breath
let loose, let out, utter, emit - express audibly; utter sounds (not necessarily words); "She let out a big heavy sigh"; "He uttered strange sounds that nobody could understand"

pant

verb
1. puff, blow, breathe, gasp, throb, wheeze, huff, heave, palpitate He was panting with the effort of the climb.
noun
1. gasp, puff, wheeze, huff His breath was coming in short pants.
pant for something long for, want, desire, crave for, covet, yearn for, thirst for, hunger for, pine for, hanker after, ache for, sigh for, set your heart on, eat your heart out over, suspire for (archaic or poetic) They left the audience panting for more.

pant

verb
1. To breathe hard:
2. To utter in a breathless manner:
3. To have a strong longing for:
Informal: hone.
Translations
يقولُ لاهِثايَلْهَث
lapat po dechusupětvydechnout
gispehive efter vejret
liheg
másatala meî andköfum
dūsuotišnopštisušvokštišvokšti
dvestelsotelstizdvest
zadychčať
sopihati
soluk soluğa kalmaksoluk soluğa konuşmak

pant

[pænt]
A. N (= gasp) → jadeo m, resuello m
B. VIjadear, resollar
to pant for breathjadear
C. VT (also pant out) → decir jadeando, decir de manera entrecortada
pant for VI + PREP (fig) → suspirar por, anhelar
he was panting for a drinkjadeaba de sed
to pant with desire for sthdesear algo ardientemente

pant

[ˈpænt] vi [person, animal] → haleter

pant

nAtemstoß m
vi
(person)keuchen; (dog)hecheln; to be panting for a drinknach etwas zu trinken lechzen; he was panting for breather schnappte nach Luft (inf), → er rang nach Atem
(inf: = desire) → lechzen (for nach); to be panting to do somethingdanach lechzen or darauf brennen, etw zu tun
vt (also pant out) messagehervorstoßen

pant

:
pantskirt
n (esp US) → Hosenrock m

pant

[pænt] viansimare, avere il fiatone
he was panting for a drink → moriva dalla voglia di bere
she panted up the stairs → salì le scale ansimando

pant

(pӕnt) verb
1. to gasp for breath. He was panting heavily as he ran.
2. to say while gasping for breath. `Wait for me!' she panted.

pant

v. jadear, resollar.

pant

vi jadear
References in classic literature ?
I was glad to get home; my legs shook under me, and I could only stand and pant.
Every few steps he would stop short, glance wildly out from the dizzy height, and then spread his red nostrils wide and pant as violently as if he had been running a race; and all the while he quaked from head to heel as with a palsy.
He drew his breath short, and strained me so close to him, I could scarcely pant.
with an astonishing volume of voice; and then sat down, and began to pant, and said I had given her a turn.
From my place of ambush, I could hear him pant aloud as he struck the blows.
Ah," cried D'Artagnan, really carried away by the passion this woman had the power to kindle in his heart, "ah, that is because my happiness appears so impossible to me; and I have such fear that it should fly away from me like a dream that I pant to make a reality of it.
He was out of breath with whispering; I could hear him pant slightly.
Doubtless it will be despised as a weakness by that lofty order of minds who pant after the ideal, and are oppressed by a general sense that their emotions are of too exquisite a character to find fit objects among their everyday fellowmen.
Or as mules that put forth all their strength to draw some beam or great piece of ship's timber down a rough mountain-track, and they pant and sweat as they, go even so did Menelaus and pant and sweat as they bore the body of Patroclus.
So absolute is our soul's need of something hidden and uncertain for the maintenance of that doubt and hope and effort which are the breath of its life, that if the whole future were laid bare to us beyond to-day, the interest of all mankind would be bent on the hours that lie between; we should pant after the uncertainties of our one morning and our one afternoon; we should rush fiercely to the Exchange for our last possibility of speculation, of success, of disappointment: we should have a glut of political prophets foretelling a crisis or a no-crisis within the only twenty-four hours left open to prophecy.
Thus, after long hours of what would be reckoned very fair mountaineering in civilized countries, they would pant over a saddle-back, sidle past a few landslips, and drop through forest at an angle of forty- five onto the road again.
That hissing pant, as regular and full-volumed as the exhaust of an engine, spoke of a monstrous organism.