Definition of "fart" []

  • To expel intestinal gas through the anus; break wind. (verb-intransitive)
  • An often audible discharge of intestinal gas. (noun)
  • An annoying or foolish person. (noun)
  • Fart around To fool around; fritter time away. (phrasal-verb)
  • An emission of intestinal gas from the anus, esp an audible one (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • A contemptible person (noun)
  • To expel intestinal gas from the anus; to break wind (verb) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

Use "fart" in a sentence
  • "An occasional brain fart is funny, but if it's a symptom of something deeper that's actually serious."
  • "Saying the word 'fart' makes me laugh, he tells the mag."
  • "Dd. P.S. Seriously, though, I learned that a fart is a “social non-event.”"