Flatulence Definition

flăchə-ləns
noun
The presence of excessive gas in the digestive tract.
American Heritage Medicine
Self-importance; pomposity.
American Heritage

The state of having gas, often malodorous, trapped (often released, frequently with noise) in the digestive system of a human and some other animals; wind; and when released, a flatus, a fart.

Wiktionary

The release of such gas, farting.

Wiktionary
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Origin of Flatulence

  • From French flatulence, ultimately from Latin flō (“breathe, blow").

    From Wiktionary

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