Definition of 'pant'
Example sentences containing 'pant'
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Now, where are those hot pants? The Sun (2016)But they don't wear pants. Times, Sunday Times (2016)When she at last rose it was with panting breath. Emily Fox-Seton (1901)To make hot pants work you need a pair of legs and not two knitting needles. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Too many come into politics with short pants. Times, Sunday Times (2012)There were no pants big enough for me. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Next year will be a ban on short pants. Times, Sunday Times (2012) Wearing pants with pride is just a new concept to me. The Sun (2014)Only then were many prepared to let their partner see them in slouchy clothes or big pants. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Around him on the grid were drivers barely out of short pants in terms of driving experience. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Beat the heat in hot pants. Times, Sunday Times (2012)She'd better have come up with something better than pants for him. The Sun (2012)He didn't realise those hot pants were behind glass. Times, Sunday Times (2009)She went up the stairs slowly, but panting for breath and she held Emily tightly against her side. A Little Princess (1905)He slipped it into his pocket anyway, stood for a moment panting for breath, and realized that he heard voices. A Time of War (1993)I am sweeping your bedroom for plastic explosives and that excited panting noise you can hear is my sniffer dog, Lucy. Times, Sunday Times (2011)
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Translations for 'pant'
British English: pant VERB
If you pant, you breathe quickly and loudly with your mouth open, because you have been doing something energetic.
She climbed rapidly until she was panting with the effort.
Definition of pant from the Collins English Dictionary
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