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Noun: pants  pants
  1. [Brit] An undergarment that covers the body from the waist no further than to the thighs; usually worn next to the skin
    - underpants, chuddies [UK, dialect], undershorts [N. Amer], underdaks [Austral], underdacks [Austral]
  2. [N. Amer] (usually in the plural) a garment extending from the waist to the knee or ankle, covering each leg separately
    - trousers, pair of trousers, daks [Austral, NZ], dacks [Austral, NZ]
  3. (used in the plural) underpants worn by women
    "she was afraid that her pants might have been showing";
    - bloomers, drawers, knickers [Brit]
Adjective: pants  pants
Usage: Brit, slang
  1. Bad, useless
Noun: pant  pant
  1. The noise made by a short puff of steam (as from an engine)
  2. A short laboured intake of breath with the mouth open
    "she gave a pant and fainted";
    - gasp
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. [informal] Desire strongly or persistently
    - hanker, long, yearn

Derived forms: pantses

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

Part of: pantihose, pantyhose [N. Amer]

Encyclopedia: Pants, James

Pant, Shropshire