long pants


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n long pants trousers reaching to the foot
    • ***


  • Graffiti
    “Dreams will get you nowhere, a good kick in the pants will take you a long way.”
  • Walter Winchell
    Walter Winchell
    “Remember that nobody will ever get ahead of you as long as he is kicking you in the seat of the pants.”


In literature:

It was still a long and fatiguing pull, mostly over loose lava stones; but at last I reached the top, panting and out of breath.
"A Boy's Voyage Round the World" by The Son of Samuel Smiles
He 'uz gwine 'long down, en he feel mighty tired; he puff, en he blow, en he pant.
"Nights With Uncle Remus" by Joel Chandler Harris
After a long moment she spoke again, panting, her voice strained and scratchy.
"A Choice of Miracles" by James A. Cox
Bruce came panting down as Sunny Boy looked at the water, and took a long drink.
"Sunny Boy in the Country" by Ramy Allison White
He 'uz gwine 'long down, en he feel mighty tired; he puff, en he blow, en he pant.
"Nights With Uncle Remus" by Joel Chandler Harris
Less lonely became the shores, as the boat, panting as if from long exertion, steamed on.
"The Strollers" by Frederic S. Isham
But he did want it all, long for it all, pant for it all, on behalf of his girl.
"Marion Fay" by Anthony Trollope
The men came and went, the engine puffed and panted, and the long, dragging hours went by.
"Shadow Mountain" by Dane Coolidge
Donald caught her, and halted the dog, that shook with his panting like an engine after a long run.
"The Wilderness Trail" by Frank Williams
It was a long, loose shirt with no pants.
"Slave Narratives: a Folk History of Slavery in the United States From Interviews with Former Slaves." by Work Projects Administration

In poetry:

With earnest longings of the mind,
My God, to thee I look;
So pants the hunted hart to find
And taste the cooling brook.
"Psalm 42 Part 1" by Isaac Watts
As pants the hart for cooling streams,
When heated in the chase,
So longs my soul, O God, for Thee
And Thy refreshing grace.
"As pants the hart for cooling streams" by Nahum Tate and Nicholas Brady
Like an exile who hath wandered
Far from kindred and from home,
Pants and longs once more to greet them,
Never more on earth to roam;—
"The Valentine" by Mary Weston Fordham
With heart, and eyes, and lifted hands,
For thee I long, to thee I look,
As travellers in thirsty lands
Pant for the cooling water-brook.
"Psalm 63" by Isaac Watts
In Regent's Park, one cloudless day,
An overdriven sheep,
Come a hard, long, and dusty way,
Throbbing with thirst and hotness lay,
A panting woollen heap.
"The Sheep and The Goat" by George MacDonald
Long raged the conflict; on the crimson sod
Native and alien joined their hosts in vain;
The lilies withered where the Lion trod,
Till Peace lay panting on the ravaged plain.
"Francis Parkman" by Oliver Wendell Holmes

In news:

Keep this piece of advice in your long pants.
Pretty Little Liars' Lucy Hale Has Wardrobe Misstep in Too- Long Pants .
It's time to celebrate in long pants .
That's like telling Angus Young of AC/DC to put on long pants.
Long sleeves, long pants, and gloves are a good idea.
LAKE FOREST – The Bears returned to the practice field Wednesday at Halas Hall, albeit in sweat pants and long-sleeved shirts instead of helmets and shoulder pads.
The word " bead " is derived from the Middle English word "bede," which means "prayer," said Kathryn Smith, a columnist for the Independent Mail in Anderson, S.C. Gloria Renaldo keeps a long strand of brown beads in her pants pocket.
The suspect is described by authorities as a man who was wearing a white long sleeve shirt or hoodie and dark pants at the time of the incident.
Also, wear long pants and a long-sleeved shirt.
Carrie's bug-eyed expression returns, along with Brody's pajama pants and a long-awaited mention of the mole.
Wear, if you're out in the sun, a hat, long sleeves, long pants to prevent that.
Pretty Little Liars' Lucy Hale Has Wardrobe Misstep in Too-Long Pants.
It is not difficult to see the obvious similarities between snakes and that all-governing sex organ in your pants: both are long, (technically) boneless and become keenly alert when stalking prey.
Wear long sleeves and pants at dawn and dusk when mosquitoes are most active.
It seemed rather different this morning to have to put on long pants and shoes.