from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Of, afflicted with, or caused by flatulence.
  • adj. Inducing or generating flatulence.
  • adj. Pompous; bloated.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Affected by gas in the intestine; likely to fart.
  • adj. Vain.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Affected with flatus{2} or gases generated in the alimentary canal; windy.
  • adj. Generating, or tending to generate, wind in the stomach.
  • adj. Turgid with flatus.
  • adj. Pretentious without substance or reality; puffy; empty; vain.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Windy; affected with gases generated in the stomach or some other portion of the alimentary canal.
  • Turgid with air; windy: as, a flatulent tumor.
  • Generating or apt to generate wind in the stomach.
  • Empty; vain; pretentious; without substance or reality; puffed up: as, flatulent vanity.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. generating excessive gas in the alimentary canal
  • adj. suffering from excessive gas in the alimentary canal


from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

French, from Latin flātus, fart; see flatus.


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