Definition and Meanings for pant

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Pant is ranked 9,974 in the ranking of most used words in English

Part of Speech of pant

intransitive verb, imperfect, past participle, present participle, verbal noun, transitive verb, noun, adjective

Etymology of pant

cf. f. panteler to gasp for breath, of. panteisier to be breathless, f. pantois out of breath; perh. akin to e. phantom, the verb prob. orig. meaning, to have the nightmare

Meaning of pant


as intransitive verb, imperfect, past participle, present participle, verbal noun

  • 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.
  • to long eagerly; to desire earnestly; -- often used with for or after.
  • to beat with unnatural violence or rapidity; to palpitate, or throb; -- said of the heart.
  • to sigh; to flutter; to languish.

as transitive verb

  • to breathe forth quickly or in a labored manner; to gasp out.
  • to long for; to be eager after.

as noun

  • a quick breathing; a catching of the breath; a gasp.
  • a violent palpitation of the heart.

as noun

  • a single leg of a pair of pants. see pants.

as adjective

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