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Verb: pant  pant
  1. Breathe noisily, as when one is exhausted
    "The runners reached the finish line, panting heavily";
    - puff, gasp, heave
  2. Utter while panting, as if out of breath
  3. Desire strongly or persistently
    - hanker, long, yearn
Noun: pant  pant
  1. The noise made by a short puff of steam (as from an engine)
  2. [N. Amer] (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 pants";
    - trouser, dak [Austral, NZ], dack [Austral, NZ]
  3. A short laboured intake of breath with the mouth open
    "she gave a pant and fainted";
    - gasp

Derived forms: pants, panting, panted

Type of: aspiration, blow, breathing in, desire, emit, garment, inhalation, inspiration, intake, let loose, let out, noise, utter, want

Encyclopedia: Pant, Shropshire