Definition of panting in English:


Line breaks: pant|ing
Pronunciation: /ˈpantɪŋ


Breathing with short, quick breaths; out of breath: a panting dog
More example sentences
  • Ryan's mind raised several questions, but just as he was about to voice the first, a heavily panting Melanie darted into the room.
  • I then heard panting noises near my face, which was the dog.
  • Three strangely dressed men stand in the moonlight by three panting camels.



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  • It's a film that will have red-blooded cinemagoers pantingly clambering off the ride at the end and staggering over to the queue for tickets to get straight back on again.
  • As luck would have it, I had ridden to school that day, and cycled quickly to the nearest butcher and pantingly ordered another load.
  • Fowler and Griswold followed pantingly in the footsteps of Macaulay; their prose is extraordinarily self-conscious, and one searches it in vain for any concession to colloquialism.

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