|1.||[ verb ] breathe noisily, as when one is exhausted|
|Synonyms:||pant heave puff|
"The runners reached the finish line, panting heavily"
|Related terms:||blow panting huffing|
|2.||[ noun ] a short labored intake of breath with the mouth open|
"she gave a gasp and fainted"
|Related terms:||inhalation pant|