sweat pants

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n sweat pants loose-fitting trousers with elastic cuffs; worn by athletes
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Usage

In literature:

It was a long van, drawn by two horses, which sweated and panted under the whip of their driver.
"My New Curate" by P.A. Sheehan
Panting, and with the cold sweat of horror upon me, I felt Don shoving me aside.
"The White Invaders" by Raymond King Cummings
Then on and on after the remaining game sped the hunters, panting and sweating as before.
"American Boy's Life of Theodore Roosevelt" by Edward Stratemeyer
From his customary trot Piang broke into a run, and, panting and sweating, pushed forward.
"The Adventures of Piang the Moro Jungle Boy" by Florence Partello Stuart
Sara's running pants and jersey were drenched with sweat.
"Still Jim" by Honoré Willsie Morrow
Boston wiped the sweat from her intellectual brow, and panted in all the modern languages.
"Hildegarde's Holiday" by Laura E. Richards
She tucked it back, laughing and panting, and the sweat ran down her face.
"Howard Pyle's Book of Pirates" by Howard I. Pyle
Long before they reached the point of the ridge, Ashton was panting and sweating, and his handsome face was red from exertion and anger.
"Out of the Depths" by Robert Ames Bennet
He stopped to pant for breath and wipe the sweat from his streaming face.
"The Red Hell of Jupiter" by Paul Ernst
He came up slowly, panting and sweating in the heat, and when he stepped in Bunk was waiting for him.
"Silver and Gold" by Dane Coolidge
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In poetry:

To be sure, the haste and hurry
Made the seedling sweat and pant;
But almost before it knew it
It found itself a plant.
"The Seedling" by Paul Laurence Dunbar

In news:

Whether mammals sweat or pant, heat gets us all down.
I'm so glad she decided to not wear sweat pants for this video, same goes for me right now (insert boner sound effect).
While I knew I would keep Doc Leo alive in my thoughts, I am delighted to report that a number of hardy Kitsap folk are preparing to pant and sweat to honor Doc Leo.
SAN JOSE, Calif – High school cheerleaders have been told to wear sweat pants under too-short miniskirts because a Northern California principal says the uniforms are too risque .
But something he said at dinner irked me — he made some comment about how un-sexy sweat pants are, and how if the person he's dating ever wears them, it's a "deal breaker.".
Well, so far he's never seen me in sweat pants .
I'm wearing my grungy sweat pants and torn Oakland Raiders T-shirt as I write this column in my home office on Bainbridge Island, Wash.
Even the latest retro-cool elastic ankle sweat pants by MUV are streamlined, sans excess bouffant.
With total collector's item New Grenada sweat pants — only six pairs were made.
Throw away those sweat pants with holes.
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.
Sweat Pants Work Just Fine.
The camo is, admittedly, the cutest, hippest interpretation of the stuff around – pint-sized sweat shirts and fleece pants, rain slickers, teensy underpants – even pajamas.
INDIANAPOLIS – Colts general manager Ryan Grigson is more comfortable watching practice in sweat pants and sunglasses than he'll ever be standing behind a podium in a stuffy suit.
But as supple and spirited as they appear to be onstage, they sweat, pant and sometimes even collapse backstage from a physical effort as taxing as the hardest contest in sports.
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