Origin of panto
- a combining form synonymous with pan-: pantology.
Origin of panto-
Examples from the Web for panto
Historical Examples of panto
No: I won't go into panto—not if Frankie goes down on his knees to me.Poppy
Did you know any of the critics when you were down at Slagtown for the Panto?Voces Populi
"I once was in the chorus in a panto at Hanbridge," she said.The Regent
E. Arnold Bennett
Panto was indeed the mainstay of his business; it was even the warp and woof of his life.
I don't grudge letting the rest of the company have their fling at other times—but with the panto comes my turn.Trelawny of The "Wells"
Arthur W. Pinero
- British informal short for pantomime (def. 1)
before a vowel pant-
- allpantisocracy; pantofle; pantograph; pantomime