Synonyms of pants

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an outer garment covering each leg separately from waist to ankle
  • you'll need a nice pair of pants for the job interview

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present tense third-person singular of pant

Synonyms of pants (Entry 2 of 2)

to breathe hard, quickly, or with difficulty
  • the dog was panting heavily after his breakneck run across the field

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The first known use of pants was in 1833

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“Pants.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 13 Aug. 2020.

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