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 pant pant

noun

  • a short labored intake of breath with the mouth open  ( gasp, pant )
    a short labored intake of breath with the mouth open
     she gave a gasp and fainted
    she gave a gasp and fainted
  • (usually in the plural) a garment extending from the waist to the knee or ankle, covering each leg separately  ( pair of trousers, pant, trousers )
    (usually in the plural) a garment extending from the waist to the knee or ankle, covering each leg separately
     he had a sharp crease in his trousers
    he had a sharp crease in his trousers
  • the noise made by a short puff of steam (as from an engine)  ( pant )
    the noise made by a short puff of steam (as from an engine)
  • verb

  • ( ) breathe noisily, as when one is exhausted  ( gasp, heave, pant, puff )
    breathe noisily, as when one is exhausted
     The runners reached the finish line, panting heavily
    The runners reached the finish line, panting heavily
  • ( ) utter while panting, as if out of breath  ( pant )
    utter while panting, as if out of breath


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