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flatulent Explained

flatulent at CMU American English spelling Of Explained:


flatulent at English => English (English Etymology) Of Explained:

1599, from M.Fr. flatulent, from L. flatus "a blowing, a breaking wind," pp. of flare "to blow, puff," which is cognate with O.E. blawan (see blow (v.)). ///

flatulent at English => English (Moby Thesaurus II) Of Explained:

47 Moby Thesaurus words for "flatulent":
bloated, blown up, bombastic, dilated, distended, dropsical,
edematous, ejaculative, ejective, empty, enchymatous, eructative,
expulsive, extrusive, fat, formal, fustian, gassy, grandiloquent,
hollow, incrassate, inflated, mouthy, overblown, plethoric,
pompous, pontifical, puffed up, puffy, pursy, self-important,
shallow, solemn, stilted, stuffy, superficial, swelled, swollen,
tumescent, tumid, turgescent, turgid, vain, ventose, vomitive,
vomitory, windy

flatulent at English => English (English Thesaurus) Of Explained:

[ADJ] (Gas): gaseous, ethereal, aerial, airy, vaporous, volatile, flatulent.

[ADJ] (Wind): blowing, windy, flatulent, breezy, gusty, squally, stormy, tempestuous, blustering.

flatulent at English => English (Oxford Advanced Learners) Of Explained:

1 (disapproving) sounding important and impressive in a way that exaggerates the truth or facts
2 suffering from too much gas in the stomach

Flatulent at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Flatulent \Flat"u*lent\, a. [L. flatus a blowing, flatus ventris
windiness, flatulence, fr. flare to blow: cf. F. flatulent.
See {Blow}.]
1. Affected with flatus or gases generated in the alimentary
canal; windy.

2. Generating, or tending to generate, wind in the stomach.

Vegetables abound more with a["e]rial particles than
animal substances, and therefore are more flatulent.

3. Turgid with flatus; as, a flatulent tumor. --Quincy.

4. Pretentious without substance or reality; puffy; empty;
vain; as, a flatulent vanity.

He is too flatulent sometimes, and sometimes too
dry. --Dryden.

flatulent at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

adj 1: generating excessive gas in the alimentary canal
2: suffering from excessive gas in the alimentary canal [syn: {colicky},

flatulent at English (WD) Of Explained:



Inter: en-ad » j
  • Affected by gas in the intestine; likely to fart.
    1. Inter: obsolet » e Vain.


      * windy

  • gassy
  • breezy
  • curmurring
  • See also Category: Wikisaurus:flatulent -

    Derived terms

    * flatulently

    Related terms

    * flatulence
  • flatulate


    Inter: trans-top » affected by gas in the intestine
  • Finnish: Inter: t- » fi|ilmavaivainen
  • Ido: Inter: t+ » io|flatulenta, Inter: t+ » io|flatuoza, Inter: t+ » io|flatuema

  • Inter: trans-mi » d
    • Italian: Inter: t- » it|flatulente
    • Scottish Gaelic: Inter: t- » gd|gaothach
    • Serbo-Croatian: Inter: t- » sh|nadut
    • Spanish: Inter: t- » es|flatulente

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