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Wordnet 3.0


1. generating excessive gas in the alimentary canal;

2. suffering from excessive gas in the alimentary canal;
[syn: colicky, flatulent, gassy]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

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[2] or gases generated in the alimentary canal; windy. [1913 Webster] 2. Generating, or tending to generate, wind in the stomach. [1913 Webster] Vegetables abound more with a["e]rial particles than animal substances, and therefore are more flatulent. --Arbuthnot. [1913 Webster] 3. Turgid with flatus; as, a flatulent tumor. --Quincy. [1913 Webster] 4. Pretentious without substance or reality; puffy; empty; vain; as, a flatulent vanity. [1913 Webster] He is too flatulent sometimes, and sometimes too dry. --Dryden. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

flatulent adj 1: generating excessive gas in the alimentary canal 2: suffering from excessive gas in the alimentary canal [syn: colicky, flatulent, gassy]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

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