Crossword clues for pant
- The noise made by a short puff of steam (as from an engine)
- Gasp for air
- Fight for breath
- Puff of an engine
- Reveal results of exertion
- Show strain
- Labored breath
- Breathe heavily
- Show signs of exertion or emotion
- Show eagerness
- All: Comb. form
- Breathe rapidly
- What hot dogs do
- Breathe with difficulty
- "His nose should ___": W.S. Gilbert
- Gasp for breath
- React to a fast run
- Show signs of exertion
- Be in need of air, perhaps
- Sound a hot dog makes?
- Huff and puff
- Utter breathlessly
- Have a yen (for)
- Dog's breath
- Symbol of desire
- Breathe hard
- Kind of leg
- Sign of overexertion
- ___ cuffs
- Show windedness
- Have dog breath?
- Imitate a hot dog
- Runners do it
- Big huff?
- Have a series of sudden inspirations?
- Breathe hard, as after running
- Hot dog breath?
- ___ leg
- Be winded
- What a hot dog might do
- A short labored intake of breath with the mouth open
Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
The Collaborative International Dictionary
pant \pant\, n. A single leg of a pair of pants. See pants.
pant \pant\, a. Of or pertaining to pants.
Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
mid-15c., perhaps a shortening of Old French pantaisier "gasp, puff, pant, be out of breath, be in distress" (12c.), probably from Vulgar Latin *pantasiare "be oppressed with a nightmare, struggle for breathing during a nightmare," literally "to have visions," from Greek phantasioun "have or form images, subject to hallucinations," from phantasia "appearance, image, fantasy" (see phantasm). Related: Panted; panting.
"a gasping breath," c.1500, from pant (v.).
Etymology 1 n. 1 A quick breathe; a catching of the breath; a gasp. 2 (context obsolete English) A violent palpitation of the heart. vb. (context ambitransitive English) 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. Etymology 2
n. 1 (context fashion English) A pair of pants (qualifier: trousers or underpants). 2 (context used attributively as a modifier English) Of or relating to pants. Etymology 3
n. a public drinking fountain in Scotland and North-East England
n. the noise made by a short puff of steam (as from an engine)
a short labored intake of breath with the mouth open; "she gave a gasp and fainted" [syn: gasp]
Pant may refer to:
- Underpants, an item of men's underwear
- Trousers, an article of clothing worn on the lower half of the body
- To breathe quickly, spasmodically, or in a labored manner
- Panting is used by many furry animals as a means of thermoregulation
- Pant (surname), a North Indian and Nepalese surname
- Public Drinking Fountain
Pant (meaning "a hollow" in Welsh) is a common Welsh place name element
Places named Pant include:
- Pant, Denbighshire, Wales
- Pant, Merthyr Tydfil, Wales
- Pant, Shropshire, England
- Pant, Wrexham, Wales
PANT is an ICAO code for Annette Island Airport
Pant is part of a compound of North Indian surnames.
Usage examples of "pant".
Behold A warrior, than his sire more fierce and fell, To find you rages, -- Diomed the bold, Whom like the stag that, far across the vale, The wolf being seen, no herbage can allure, So fly you, panting sorely, dastard pale!
Her palms had sweated onto the cloth cover of the book and she set it aside, wiping her hands off on her pants, swearing in annoyance as she realized she was trembling.
There I was, with my pants unfastened and my anther in my hand, shaking it over a flower in a big pot.
He was almost glad the house was so dark because he felt ridiculous: sitting here in his blacked-out raid wear, Kevlar vest, and bloused BDU pants, surrounded by lace antimacassars, crochet work, and frilly doilies.
This, her first direct leap for liberty, set Clara panting, and so much had she to say that the nervous and the intellectual halves of her dashed like cymbals, dazing and stunning her with the appositeness of things to be said, and dividing her in indecision as to the cunningest to move him of the many pressing.
I recognized the little scholar with the shaggy gray beard, crocheted white cap, and drab shirt and pants who had come into the archive that morning.
The two women arrived and bent over, hands upon knees, panting for breath.
So that my sorrowing spirites exasperated with an amorous desire and extreame vexation, continually burning in my panting breast, coulde by no meanes bee asswaged, but with supping vp of continuall sobbings, and breathing out of their flying losse.
He lay panting a moment, then started to crawl up the pathway, unwilling to trust his balky ankle on this rocky footing.
She pushed the balky, gawky, protesting cart out of the wind and looked at the woman in the serape, ashamed to be so out of breath after moving less than a dozen yards but unable to help panting.
She had her old beatnik costume on-the tight black pants, the bulky black sweater-and her hair was brushed and her lipstick was bright and straight.
The vendor was a short, middle-aged man in a light blue shirt and black beltless pants.
The folds of his belly hung over the beltless loops of the garish pants.
His beltless pants drooped off his hips, showing two inches of skin and three inches of black and yellow striped underwear below the tail of his shirt.
Long before she reached the sloping bank where the blaeberries grew, she was panting.