how to pronounce pants


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pants is pronounced in one syllable

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An example use of pants in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… and he only had short pants and a very …”

meanings of pants


  1. An undergarment that covers the genitals and often the buttocks and the neighbouring parts of the body; underpants.
  2. An outer garment that covers the body from the waist downwards, covering each leg separately, usually as far as the ankles; trousers.
  3. Plural of pant.
  4. Rubbish; something worthless.


  1. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of pant.
  2. To pull someone's pants down; to forcibly remove someone's pants.


  1. Of inferior quality, rubbish.


  1. Plural of Pant.

pants frequency in english - B1 level of CEFR

the word pants occurs in english on average 38.4 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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