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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

fart*fɑrt

  1. (n.)intestinal gas expelled through the anus.

    Category: Physiology, Status (usage)

  2. an irritating person.

    Category: Common Vocabulary, Status (usage)

  3. (v.i.)to expel intestinal gas through the anus; break wind.

    Category: Physiology, Status (usage)

  4. fart around, to spend time foolishly or aimlessly.

    Category: Common Vocabulary, Status (usage)

* Slang: Usu. Vulgar..

Origin of fart:

1250–1300; ME fert, fart

Princeton's WordNet

  1. fart, farting, flatus, wind, breaking wind(verb)

    a reflex that expels intestinal gas through the anus

  2. fart, break wind(verb)

    expel intestinal gases through the anus

Wiktionary

  1. fart(Noun)

    An emission of digestive gases from the anus; a flatus.

  2. fart(Noun)

    An irritating person; a fool.

  3. fart(Noun)

    (usually as "old fart") An elderly person; especially one perceived to hold old-fashioned views.

  4. fart(Verb)

    To emit digestive gases from the anus; to flatulate.

  5. fart(Verb)

    To waste time with idle and inconsequential tasks; to go about one's activities in a lackadaisical manner; to be lazy or over-relaxed in one's manner or bearing.

  6. Origin: From ferten, farten, from (in feorting (verbal noun)), from fertanan (compare German farzen, furzen, Norwegian fjert), from pérde/o (compare Welsh rhech, Albanian pjerdh).

Freebase

  1. Fart

    Fart is most commonly used in reference to flatulence. The word "fart" is generally considered unsuitable in formal situations as it may be considered vulgar or offensive. Fart can be used as a noun or a verb. The immediate roots are in the Middle English words ferten, feortan or farten, kin of the Old High German word ferzan. Cognates are found in old Norse, Slavic and also Greek and Sanskrit. The word "fart" has been incorporated into the colloquial and technical speech of a number of occupations, including computing.


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