Origin of flatulent
Related Words for flatulentbombastic, inflated, oratorical, overblown, pompous, prolix, shallow, superficial, swollen, tedious, tumescent, tumid, turgid, windy, wordy
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Historical Examples of flatulent
Coffee is, therefore, to be preferred in cases of flatulent dyspepsia.All About Coffee
William H. Ukers
Haller says that lentils are so flatulent as to kill horses.
And in style, too, what can be more depressing than the style which is meant to be "strange" and is only flatulent?Hieroglyphics
It is even more ridiculous than was poor ——'s, of flatulent memory.The Works of William Cowper
The second is a popular tonic and stomachic in the flatulent colic, dyspepsia, &c., of women and children.
Word Origin for flatulent
1590s, from Middle French flatulent, from Modern Latin flatulentus, from Latin flatus "a blowing, a breaking wind," past participle of flare "to blow, puff," which is cognate with Old English blawan (see blow (v.1)).