Definition of flatulent adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈflætjʊlənt//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈflætʃələnt//
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  1. 1(disapproving) sounding important and impressive in a way that exaggerates the truth or facts
  2. 2suffering from too much gas in the stomach
  3. Word Originlate 16th cent.: via French from modern Latin flatulentus, from Latin flatus ‘blowing’, from flare ‘to blow’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: flatulent