What does panting mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. panting, heavingnoun

    breathing heavily (as after exertion)

  2. panting, trouseringnoun

    any fabric used to make trousers


  1. panting

    Panting is the act of breathing rapidly and heavily, typically as a result of exertion, excitement, fear, or exposure to heat. It can also refer to the irregular, shallow breathing in dogs and certain other animals as a method to cool down or relieve stress or anxiety.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Panting

    of Pant

Surnames Frequency by Census Records


    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Panting is ranked #105079 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Panting surname appeared 170 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Panting.

    47.6% or 81 total occurrences were White.
    28.8% or 49 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    21.1% or 36 total occurrences were Black.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of panting in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of panting in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of panting in a Sentence

  1. Cynthia Otto:

    Dogs may go through an excitatory phase, they might actually start panting and they may pace around, it sort of depends on the dog’s personality, too.

  2. Timothy Griffin:

    Mid-flight I turned around after hearing a sound in the cockpit only to find one of the dogs panting, and taking in the sights.

  3. Scott C. Holstad:

    Bronchial fix, lung lining expanding again, pounding holes, stabbing me in the back, bacterial traitor, wheezing breath from me, giving me the wonderful opportunity to take panting lessons from Rover.

  4. André Breton:

    The approval of the public is to be avoided like the plague. It is absolutely essential to keep the public from entering if one wishes to avoid confusion. I must add that the public must be kept panting in expectation at the gate by a system of challenges and provocations.

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