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flatulent


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  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. 
  --Arbuthnot. 
 
  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. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  flatulent 
  adj  1:  generating  excessive  gas  in  the  alimentary  canal 
  2:  suffering  from  excessive  gas  in  the  alimentary  canal  [syn:  {colicky}, 
  {gassy}] 




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