panting from his exertion, he speedily came over the gunwale upon the deck.
panting, exhausted, Colomba was utterly incapable of uttering a single word.
panting, she had got up to them, and was pulling Chatty away from him by her arm.
panting and out of breath, the three stood looking at one another.
panting like a winded dog, he sprang into the slough at the base of his sycamore, swam it, and climbed.
panting though he was, vehemently, Ruby could not restrain a laugh.
panting and exhausted, he lay still and awaited his pursuers.
panting, completely exhausted, Ken forced his brain to the question.
panting for breath, he paused; then began to batter the slats of one panel with his fists.
panting and breathless he defended himself as best he could.
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.).
v. pant·ed, pant·ing, pants
To breathe rapidly and shallowly.