Associations to the word «Pant»


PANT, noun. A quick breathing; a catching of the breath; a gasp.
PANT, noun. (obsolete) A violent palpitation of the heart.
PANT, verb. (ambitransitive) To breathe quickly or in a labored manner, as after exertion or from eagerness or excitement; to respire with heaving of the breast; to gasp.
PANT, verb. (transitive) To long for (something); to be eager for (something).
PANT, verb. (intransitive) To long eagerly; to desire earnestly.
PANT, verb. (intransitive) Of the heart, to beat with unnatural violence or rapidity; to palpitate.
PANT, verb. (intransitive) To sigh; to flutter; to languish.
PANT, noun. (fashion) A pair of pants (trousers or underpants).
PANT, noun. (used attributively as a modifier) Of or relating to pants.
PANT, noun. A public drinking fountain in Scotland and North-East England
PANT LEG, noun. One leg of a pair of pants.
PANT LEGS, noun. Plural of pant leg
PANT SUIT, noun. A pantsuit.

Dictionary definition

PANT, noun. The noise made by a short puff of steam (as from an engine).
PANT, noun. (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".
PANT, noun. A short labored intake of breath with the mouth open; "she gave a gasp and fainted".
PANT, verb. Breathe noisily, as when one is exhausted; "The runners reached the finish line, panting heavily".
PANT, verb. Utter while panting, as if out of breath.

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