noun as in criticism
While panning for gold, he made himself a large hat from the hides he had collected on his trip.
Cameras panning to American fans showed dispirited faces, furrowed brows.
“Costner suggests Dan Quayle with a sword,” added Mike Clark of USA Today, panning Robin Hood.
It doesn't take a genius to figure out that Downey's character is on to something when it comes to panning for Oscar gold.
The first man, favored from the start, generally got a thumbs up, but the second suffered a wide, cross-political panning.
We have already described panning, the crudest manner of separating gold from gravel.
I'm panning out about this, because it seems so deuced interesting and I should like to know what you and Barbara think.
It's a great little game panning the world so long as you don't let your sessions get too long or too serious.
It proved a most erratic and puzzling paystreak—one day rich beyond our dreams, another too poor to pay for the panning.
It was close by; he had hidden there his pick, shovel and the broad shallow basin used for panning gold.
On this page you'll find 46 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to panning, such as: denunciation, objection, animadversion, aspersion, blast, and brickbats.
From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.