verb (used without object)
verb (used with object)
- pansystolic murmur,
- pant leg,
Origin of pant1
Origin of pant2
Examples from the Web for pant
This requires him to pant, bark, fetch, and lick Julia Roberts.Is ‘Mirror Mirror’ Starring Julia Roberts the Worst Movie of the Year?|Ramin Setoodeh|March 30, 2012|DAILY BEAST
But to leaue these impertinent discourses, and returne againe to the springs whereby our Pant or Gwin is increased.Chronicles (1 of 6): The Description of Britaine|Raphaell Holinshed
Receiving no answer, he climbed over the canvas piles to the spot where Pant had been.The Crimson Flash|Roy J. Snell
Such a darkness as Pant had never before known hung over all.Forbidden Cargoes|Roy J. Snell
Word Origin for pant
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.).