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PANT

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does pant mean? 

PANT (noun)
  The noun PANT has 3 senses:

1. the noise made by a short puff of steam (as from an engine)
2. (usually in the plural) a garment extending from the waist to the knee or ankle, covering each leg separately
3. a short labored intake of breath with the mouth open

  Familiarity information: PANT used as a noun is uncommon.


PANT (verb)
  The verb PANT has 2 senses:

1. breathe noisily, as when one is exhausted
2. utter while panting, as if out of breath

  Familiarity information: PANT used as a verb is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


PANT (noun)


Sense 1pant [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The noise made by a short puff of steam (as from an engine)

Classified under:

Nouns denoting natural events

Hypernyms ("pant" is a kind of...):

noise (sound of any kind (especially unintelligible or dissonant sound))


Sense 2pant [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

(usually in the plural) a garment extending from the waist to the knee or ankle, covering each leg separately

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

Synonyms:

trouser; pant

Context example:

he had a sharp crease in his trousers

Hypernyms ("pant" is a kind of...):

garment (an article of clothing)

Meronyms (parts of "pant"):

trouser cuff (a cuff on the bottoms of trouser legs)

trouser (a garment (or part of a garment) designed for or relating to trousers)

slide fastener; zip; zip fastener; zipper (a fastener for locking together two toothed edges by means of a sliding tab)

seat (the cloth covering for the buttocks)

pant leg; trouser leg (the leg of a pair of trousers)

leg (a cloth covering consisting of the part of a pair of trousers that covers a person's leg)

lap; lap covering (the part of a piece of clothing that covers the thighs)

hip pocket (a pocket in rear of trousers)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "pant"):

bell-bottoms; bellbottom pants; bellbottom trousers (trousers with legs that flare; worn by sailors; absurdly wide hems were fashionable in the 1960s)

sweat pants; sweatpants (loose-fitting trousers with elastic cuffs; worn by athletes)

stretch pants (trousers made of a stretchy fabric)

slacks ((usually in the plural) pants for casual wear)

short pants; shorts; trunks (trousers that end at or above the knee)

salwar; shalwar (a pair of light loose trousers with a tight fit around the ankles; worn by women from the Indian subcontinent (usually with a kameez))

pyjama (a pair of loose trousers tied by a drawstring around the waist; worn by men and women in some Asian countries)

pedal pusher; toreador pants (snug trousers ending at the calves; worn by women and girls)

pantaloon (trousers worn in former times)

pajama; pyjama (lightweight trousers worn in various eastern countries)

long pants; long trousers (trousers reaching to the foot)

jodhpur breeches; jodhpurs; riding breeches (flared trousers ending at the calves; worn with riding boots)

blue jean; denim; jean ((usually plural) close-fitting pants of heavy denim for manual work or casual wear)

flannel; gabardine; tweed; white ((usually in the plural) trousers made of flannel or gabardine or tweed or white cloth)

cords; corduroys (cotton trousers made of corduroy cloth)

churidars (tight trousers worn by people from the Indian subcontinent (typically with a kameez or kurta))

chino (trousers made with chino cloth)

breeches; knee breeches; knee pants; knickerbockers; knickers (trousers ending above the knee)

trews (tight-fitting trousers; usually of tartan)


Sense 3pant [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A short labored intake of breath with the mouth open

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Synonyms:

gasp; pant

Context example:

she gave a gasp and fainted

Hypernyms ("pant" is a kind of...):

aspiration; breathing in; inhalation; inspiration (the act of inhaling; the drawing in of air (or other gases) as in breathing)


PANT (verb)


Sense 1pant [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Breathe noisily, as when one is exhausted

Classified under:

Verbs of grooming, dressing and bodily care

Synonyms:

pant; gasp; puff; heave

Context example:

The runners reached the finish line, panting heavily

Hypernyms (to "pant" is one way to...):

blow (exhale hard)

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s


Sense 2pant [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Utter while panting, as if out of breath

Classified under:

Verbs of telling, asking, ordering, singing

Hypernyms (to "pant" is one way to...):

emit; let loose; let out; utter (express audibly; utter sounds (not necessarily words))

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s something


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