flatulent vs gassy what difference

what is difference between flatulent and gassy

English

Etymology

From Middle French flatulent

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈflætjʊlənt/

Adjective

flatulent (comparative more flatulent, superlative most flatulent)

  1. Affected by gas in the intestine; likely to fart.
  2. (obsolete) Empty; vain.

Synonyms

  • windy
  • gassy
  • breezy
  • curmurring
  • See also Thesaurus:flatulent

Derived terms

  • flatulently

Related terms

  • flatulence
  • flatulate

Translations

Anagrams

  • talentful

French

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /fla.ty.lɑ̃/

Adjective

flatulent (feminine singular flatulente, masculine plural flatulents, feminine plural flatulentes)

  1. flatulent
    Synonym: flatueux

German

Etymology

From French [Term?].

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /flatuˈlɛnt/
  • Hyphenation: fla‧tu‧lent

Adjective

flatulent (comparative flatulenter, superlative am flatulentesten)

  1. flatulent

Declension



English

Etymology

gas +‎ -y.

Pronunciation

  • (Received Pronunciation, General American) IPA(key): /ˈɡæsi/
  • Rhymes: -æsi
  • Hyphenation: gas‧sy

Adjective

gassy (comparative gassier, superlative gassiest)

  1. Having the nature of, or containing, gas.
    Synonyms: gaseous, (one sense) gasiferous, gaslike
    1. (specifically) Of a beverage: containing dissolved gas (usually carbon dioxide); fizzy.
      Synonyms: bubbly, (if the gas is carbon dioxide) carbonated, effervescent, sparkling; see also Thesaurus:effervescent
      Antonyms: flat, noncarbonated, (if the gas is carbon dioxide) uncarbonated, ungassy; see also Thesaurus:noneffervescent
    2. (specifically) Of a person: tending to burp; burpy.
    3. (specifically) Of a person: tending to release flatus; flatulent.
      Synonym: farty
  2. Of food or drink: tending to cause flatulence.
    Synonym: farty
  3. (figuratively, informal) Tending to be long-winded or wordy, especially in a boastful and vain manner.
    Synonyms: see Thesaurus:verbose
    Antonyms: see Thesaurus:taciturn

Derived terms

  • gassily
  • gassiness

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