For those of you new to the study of pants, it may be helpful to learn a few key terms commonly used by the field’s top panthropologists. As an exercise, please use one of the following words in a sentence.
pantipathy: a strong aversion to pants
pantiquity: bloomers of old
pantithesis: the opposite of pants
pantidote: a remedy for really ugly pants
pantidisestablishmentarianism: a fierce opposition to going shopping for pants
pantagonize: to cause annoyance by mocking someone’s ugly pants
pantepenultimate: the pants you wear when you are almost, but not quite, down to your last pair of clean pants.
pantecedent: the pants you wore yesterday
pantennae: trouser-shaped appendages atop the head (see also pantlers)
panterior: the front side of one’s pants
pantathema: really, really ugly pants
panthem: a song of pants celebration. PANTS!
panthology: a collection of short pants
panthrax: an infectious disease that makes one’s pants fit poorly
panthropormorphism: ascribing properties of pants to objects or creatures
pantlers: the horns atop the head of a pantelope
pantomime: the trousers of a mime
This load of pants was for a Monday Mission, hosted by Painted Maypants. This week’s assignment was to write a post in the form of a vocabulary list.
14 thoughts on “A Panthropology 101 Vocabulary Primer”
Pantichrist – one who doesn’t believe in me wearing pants.
I have a bad case of panthrax, undoubtedly brought on by all that apple crisp, among other things.
paunt – the female relative who gifts the kids with pants at birthdays & xmases.
:: snort :: Love it!!
“Pantennae” made me laugh out loud.
I couldn’t help pantagonizing her; she needed a pantidote to the hot pink and red striped pantathema she wore.
pantdemic. Alejna at her best. I am panting in your wake.
love your pantannae, pantepenultimate: that would be me. very clever vocabulary list.
this? was pantastic! thank you! Well done!
Last night I was pushing a patient through the hospital and I happened to look at a door I’ve never noticed before. There was a sign that said, “Bad Pants Open” and I thought of you immediately. (Bad Pants Open is a fundraising golfing tournament where everyone wears bad pants, but I only remembered that after you came to mind, LOL)