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Definition of "flatulence" []

  • The presence of excessive gas in the digestive tract. (noun)
  • Self-importance; pomposity. (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.

Use "flatulence" in a sentence
  • "It's true the Thames froze, it's true it changed over the past two centuries and doesn't freeze now, but no, frog flatulence is not the reason why."
  • "Sounds like more flatulence from a conservative inbreeder."
  • "There was absolutely no way anybody who has followed the Environmentalist Movement couldn't see this coming; a United Nation report now claims that cow flatulence is a major cause of Global Warming."