pant

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Usage note
In the clothing sense, "pants" is almost always plural in English; it may be used in the singular in the fashion world to refer to a pair of trousers. In Spanish it can be either singular, "pantalón," or plural, "pantalones."
pant(
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An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
1. (to gasp)
a. jadear
It was my first jog of the spring, so I was panting only a half mile in.Fue la primera vez que salí a correr esta primavera, así que a la media milla ya estaba jadeando.
b. resollar
All the players were panting at the end of practice.Todos los jugadores resollaban al terminar el entrenamiento.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
2. (to say gasping)
a. decir jadeando
"Can't we take a break for a minute?" panted Luke, lagging behind the others."¿No podemos descansar un minuto?" dijo jadeando Luke mientras se quedaba a la zaga.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
3. (gasp)
a. el jadeo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
Laura's chest heaved with every pant.El pecho de Laura se henchía con cada jadeo.
4.
A word or phrase that is only used by experts, professionals, or academics in a particular field (e.g. exposition).
(technical)
(trousers)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. el pantalón
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
Stella designed a lovely fitted pant to go with the leather jacket.Stella diseñó un bonito pantalón entallado para combinar con la chaqueta de piel.
b. los pantalones
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
This linen pant goes great with this black blazer.Estos pantalones de lino combinan bien con este blazer negro.
pants
A plural noun indicates that there is more than one person, place, thing, or idea.
plural noun
5. (trousers)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. los pantalones
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
Brown corduroy pants have been out of fashion for years now.Los pantalones marrones de pana no se llevan desde hace años.
b. el pantalón
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
Iron your pants before you put them on.Plánchate el pantalón antes de ponértelo.
6. (underwear) (United Kingdom)
a. los calzones
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
The elastic band on these pants is too tight.El elástico de estos calzones aprieta demasiado.
b. el calzón
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
Adam bought a ten-pack of pants.Adam se compró un paquete de diez calzones.
c. los interiores
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
(Andes)
Regionalism used in the Dominican Republic
(Dominican Republic)
He prefers loose-fitting pants.Prefiere interiores sueltos.
7. (men's underwear) (United Kingdom)
a. los calzoncillos
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
I packed everything but my pants!¡Empaqué todo excepto los calzoncillos!
b. los pantaloncillos
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
These pants are made of a really itchy fabric.Estos pantaloncillos están hechos de una tela que pica.
c. las trusas
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
Regionalism used in Peru
(Peru)
Should you wear pants underneath your bathing suit?¿Se usan trusas debajo del traje de baño?
8. (women's underwear) (United Kingdom)
a. las pantis
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
She only wears flesh-colored pants.Ella solo usa pantis color carne.
b. las pantaletas
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
Regionalism used in Central America: Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, and Panama
(Central America)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
Regionalism used in Venezuela
(Venezuela)
These pants are so tight they leave a mark.Estas pantaletas son tan apretadas que dejan una marca.
c. la bombacha
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
(River Plate)
She received lace pants for her bridal shower.Le dieron una bombacha de encaje para su fiesta de novia.
d. las bragas
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
I can't find pants that aren't visible through my clothes.No encuentro bragas que no sean visibles debajo de mi ropa.
9.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(rubbish) (United Kingdom)
a. la porquería
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
Everybody says his new book is amazing, but I think it's pants.Todo el mundo dice que su nuevo libro es una maravilla, pero yo creo que es una porquería.
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pant
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (men's underwear) (United Kingdom)
a. el calzoncillos
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
b. el fundillos
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
Regionalism used in Chile
(Chile)
c. el pantaloncillos
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
Regionalism used in Colombia
(Colombia)
d. el calzones
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
2. (women's underwear)
a. la bragas
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
b. el calzones
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
c. el follones
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
Regionalism used in Ecuador
(Ecuador)
d. la bombacha
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
(River Plate)
3. (trousers)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. el pantalones
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
4. (colloquial)
a.
to scare the pants off somebodyhacer que a alguien le entre el canguelo or
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
5. (colloquial) (United Kingdom)
a. (of poor quality)
to be pantsser una porquería
he's a nice guy but as a teacher he's just pantses un buen tipo pero como maestro no vale nada
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pants [pænts]
plural noun
(Britain) (man's) calzoncillos (m); (woman's) bragas (f); (Esp) calzones (m); (LAm) (US) pantalones (m)
a pair of pants (Britain) (man's) unos calzoncillos; (woman's) unas bragas; unos calzones; (LAm) (US) un pantalón; unos pantalones
to bore the pants off sb aburrir terriblemente a algn
to catch sb with his pants down pillar a algn desprevenido
she wears the pants ella es la que manda
adjective
(Britain) (bad)
to be pants ser una porquería; I thought his performance was pants me pareció que su actuación fue una porquería
modifier
pants press (n) (US) prensa (f) para pantalones
pant [pænt]
noun
(gasp) jadeo (m); resuello (m)
intransitive verb
jadear; resollar
to pant for breath jadear
transitive verb
(also pant out) decir jadeando; decir de manera entrecortada
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