pantaloon

  • 1 Pantaloon — Pan ta*loon , n. [F. pantalon, fr. It. pantalone, a masked character in the Italian comedy, who wore breeches and stockings that were all of one piece, from Pantaleone, the patron saint of Venice, which, as a baptismal name, is very frequent… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 Pantaloon — may mean:*Pantaloon Group, India s largest retail chain *For modern western trousers (pants), see trousersee also*Pantalone, a character in the Italian commedia dell arte …

    Wikipedia

  • 3 Pantaloon — (n.) skinny, foolish old man in Italian comedy, 1580s; see PANTALOONS (Cf. pantaloons). As a kind of leggings, 1660s …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 4 pantaloon — or pantaloons [pan΄tə lo͞on′] n. [Fr Pantalon < It Pantalone, name of a character in Italian comedy, from the Venetian patron saint Pantalone or Pantaleone (< Gr pantos, PANTO + leōn, lion): also, the garment worn by this character] 1. [P ] …

    English World dictionary

  • 5 pantaloon — /pan tl oohn /, n. 1. pantaloons, a man s close fitting garment for the hips and legs, worn esp. in the 19th century, but varying in form from period to period; trousers. 2. (usually cap.) Also, Pantalone /pan tl oh nay, pahn /; It. /pahn tah law …

    Universalium

  • 6 pantaloon — noun a) An aging buffoon. Hic ibat, as I told you before, Simois, I am / Lucentio, hic est, son unto Vincentio of Pisa, / Sigeia tellus, disguised thus to get your love; / Hic steterat, and that Lucentio that comes / a wooing, Priami, is my man… …

    Wiktionary

  • 7 pantaloon — noun 1》 (pantaloons) women s baggy trousers gathered at the ankles.     ↘historical men s close fitting breeches fastened below the calf or at the foot. 2》 (Pantaloon) a character in Italian commedia dell arte represented as a foolish old man… …

    English new terms dictionary

  • 8 Pantaloon — a character in Italian commedia dell arte represented as a foolish old man wearing pantaloons. → pantaloon …

    English new terms dictionary

  • 9 pantaloon — n. 1 (in pl.) a hist. men s close fitting breeches fastened below the calf or at the foot. b esp. US trousers. 2 (Pantaloon) a character in Italian comedy wearing pantaloons (in sense 1a). Etymology: F pantalon f. It. pantalone, a character in… …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 10 Pantaloon — n. 1 (in pl.) a hist. men s close fitting breeches fastened below the calf or at the foot. b esp. US trousers. 2 (Pantaloon) a character in Italian comedy wearing pantaloons (in sense 1a). Etymology: F pantalon f. It. pantalone, a character in… …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 11 pantaloon — noun Etymology: Middle French & Old Italian; Middle French Pantalon, from Old Italian Pantaleone, Pantalone Date: circa 1590 1. a. (or pantalone) capitalized a character in the commedia dell arte that is usually a skinny old dotard who wears… …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 12 Pantaloon — Synonyms and related words: Columbine, Hanswurst, Harlequin, Pantalone, Polichinelle, Pulcinella, Punch, Punchinello, Scaramouch, buffo, buffoon, clown, fool, harlequin, jack pudding, jester, merry andrew, motley, motley fool, pickle herring,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 13 pantaloon — Synonyms and related words: Father Time, Methuselah, Nestor, Old Paar, breeches, breeks, britches, centenarian, dotard, elder, gaffer, geezer, golden ager, gramps, grandfather, grandsire, graybeard, jeans, nonagenarian, octogenarian, old chap,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 14 pantaloon — pan·ta·loon || ‚pæntÉ™ luːn n. clown, buffoon …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 15 pantaloon — n 1.Usu. pantaloons pants, trousers, (among Scottish Highlanders) trews; breeches, knee breeches, Inf. britches, knickers, knickerbockers, plus fours, Scot, and North Eng. breeks; pantalets, bloomers. 2.(all in the modern pantomime) dupe, butt,… …

    A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • 16 pantaloon — pan·ta·loon …

    English syllables

  • 17 pantaloon — pan•ta•loon [[t]ˌpæn tlˈun[/t]] n. 1) clo pantaloons, a man s close fitting garment for the hips and legs, worn esp. in the 19th century, but varying in form from period to period 2) sbz lit. (in the modern pantomime) a foolish, vicious old man,… …

    From formal English to slang

  • 18 Pantaloon — /pæntəˈlun/ (say pantuh loohn), /ˈpæntəlun/ (say pantuhloohn) noun (in the commedia dell arte) a lean and foolish old Venetian wearing pantaloons and slippers. {French pantalon, from Italian pantalone buffoon, Pantalone a Venetian, from St… …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 19 Pantaloon Retail India — Infobox Company company name = Pantaloon Retail (India) Limited company company type = Private BSE|523574 foundation = India. location = key people = Kishore Biyani, MD Group CEO industry = Retail products = Discount Stores Supercenters num… …

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  • 20 pantaloon hernia — a double sac comprising the sac of an indirect (external) and a direct (internal) inguinal hernia on the same side. * * * inguinal hernia in which there are both direct and indirect hernial sacs …

    Medical dictionary


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