Sinhala Dictionary definitions for pant

pant 🔊 /pæˈnt/

pant : හති දැමීම

pant : හති දමනවා

pant definition

Intransitive verb.

  1. To breathe quickly or in a labored manner, as after exertion or from eagerness or excitement; to respire with heaving of the breast; to gasp.
  2. Hence: To long eagerly; to desire earnestly.
  3. To beat with unnatural violence or rapidity; to palpitate, or throb; -- said of the heart.
  4. To sigh; to flutter; to languish.

Transitive verb.

  1. To breathe forth quickly or in a labored manner; to gasp out.
  2. To long for; to be eager after.


  1. A quick breathing; a catching of the breath; a gasp.
  2. A violent palpitation of the heart.