pant

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[pant]
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adjective

of or relating to pants: pant cuffs.

noun


Nearby words

  1. pansophy,
  2. panspermia,
  3. pansy,
  4. pansystolic,
  5. pansystolic murmur,
  6. pant leg,
  7. pant-,
  8. pantagraph,
  9. pantagruel,
  10. pantalets

Origin of pant

2
First recorded in 1890–95; singular of pants

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British Dictionary definitions for panter

pant

verb

to breathe with noisy deep gasps, as when out of breath from exertion or excitement
to say (something) while breathing thus
(intr often foll by for) to have a frantic desire (for); yearn
(intr) to pulsate; throb rapidly

noun

the act or an instance of panting
a short deep gasping noise; puff

Word Origin for pant

C15: from Old French pantaisier, from Greek phantasioun to have visions, from phantasia fantasy

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Word Origin and History for panter
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Medicine definitions for panter

pant

[pănt]

v.

To breathe rapidly and shallowly.

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