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v. pant·ed, pant·ing, pants
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.
To utter hurriedly or breathlessly: I panted my congratulations to the winner of the race.
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, to have a nightmare, feel oppressed or short of breath from emotion, from Greek phantasioun, to form mental images, from phantasiā, appearance; see fantasy.]
n. often pantsIdiom:
1. An outer garment that covers the body below the waist, usually to the ankles, and is divided into sections to fit each leg separately: She decided to wear pants instead of a skirt. He bought a new pair of pants.
with (one's) pants down Slang
In an embarrassing position.
[Short for pantaloon.]
Usage Note: You can refer to a single garment either as "pants" or as "a pair of pants." The same holds true not only for other similar garments such as shorts or trousers, but also for other single items that consist of two connected parts, such as glasses or scissors. With pants, the "pair" alludes to the fact that there are two openings for the legs. The use of the singular pant is largely confined to the fields of design, textiles, and fashion: The stylist recommended that the model wear a pant with a checkered print. Pant is also commonly used as the attributive form: pant leg, pant cuff, pant pocket.
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
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]
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]
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.
Past participle: panted
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|Noun||1.||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 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
chino - trousers made with chino cloth
churidars - tight trousers worn by people from the Indian subcontinent (typically with a kameez or kurta)
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
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
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"
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
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 open; "she gave a gasp and fainted"|
|Verb||1.||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|
lapat po dechusupětvydechnout
gispehive efter vejret
másatala meî andköfum
soluk soluğa kalmaksoluk soluğa konuşmak
pant[ˈpænt] vi [person, animal] → haleter
n → Atemstoß m
(person) → keuchen; (dog) → hecheln; to be panting for a drink → nach etwas zu trinken lechzen; he was panting for breath → er schnappte nach Luft (inf), → er rang nach Atem
vt (also pant out) message → hervorstoßen
n (esp US) → Hosenrock m
1. to gasp for breath. He was panting heavily as he ran. hyg يَلْهَث задъхвам се arfar lapat po dechu, supět keuchen hive efter vejret λαχανιάζωjadear, resollar hingeldama نفس نفس زدن huohottaa haleter לְהִתנָשֵף हांफना deško disati, dahtati zihál terengah-engah mása ansimare, ansare あえぐ 가쁘게 숨을 몰아 쉬다 dūsuoti, šnopšti, švokšti elst; elsot tercungap-cungap hijgenhive etter pusten, pesedyszeć, sapać ستميدل، سيليدل، سا اچول تيګاوهل: ډېره ارزولرل arfar a gâfâi часто и тяжело дышать lapať po dychu, dychčať sopsti dahtati flämta, flåsa หายใจหอบ soluk soluğa kalmak 喘氣 часто і важко дихати, задихатися ہانپنا thở hổn hển 喘气
2. to say while gasping for breath. `Wait for me!' she panted. hyg يقولُ لاهِثا пъхтя arfar vydechnout keuchen gispe μιλώ λαχανιασμένα decir jadeando hingeldades ütlema نفس زنان گفتن sanoa huohottaen dire en haletant לְדַבֵּר בְּהִתנָשפוּת घड़कना zapuhan liheg berkata sambil megap-megap tala með andköfum (dire ansimando) あえぎながら言う 헐떡이며 말하다 (su)švokšti dvest berkata sambil tercungap-cungap hijgengispe, stønne fram wysapać سا اچول تيګاوهل arfar a spune gâfâind говорить задыхаясь (za)dychčať zadihano govoriti izustiti dahćući flämta, stöna พูดกระหืดกระหอบ soluk soluğa konuşmak 氣喘吁吁地說 говорити задихаючись ہانپتے ہوئے کہنا nói hổn hển 气喘吁吁地说
v. jadear, resollar.