Definition of flatulence in English:

flatulence

noun

mass noun
  • 1The accumulation of gas in the alimentary canal.

    ‘foods that may cause flatulence’
    • ‘Larger amounts can cause gastrointestinal discomfort, like bloating or flatulence.’
    • ‘Throughout history, some of the most profound artists have found humor in the subject of flatulence.’
    • ‘Diet can be an important factor in helping to reduce flatulence.’
    • ‘Activated charcoal capsules are also marketed to alleviate flatulence.’
    • ‘He has authored or co-authored more than 100 scientific articles on flatulence.’
    • ‘Surgery can disrupt your digestive system, resulting in flatulence.’
    • ‘The utter bliss of this situation is spoilt by my worries over morning flatulence.’
    • ‘I read that you can make a tea with a common cooking ingredient for flatulence.’
    • ‘Fennel tea is another time-honored way to fight flatulence.’
    • ‘I have a major problem of flatulence that is rather embarrassing.’
    • ‘Burt's flatulence is legendary in snowboard circles.’
    • ‘Dill also has medicinal values and was used for ailments such as flatulence and colic.’
    • ‘As usual a great time was had by all except for an outbreak of gratuitous flatulence.’
    • ‘The most commonly reported symptoms were distension and flatulence.’
    • ‘Side effects may include constipation, heartburn and flatulence.’
    • ‘We could not find a reference to confirm that this supplement might reduce flatulence.’
    • ‘And wives don't find flatulence as entertaining or savory as their husbands believe.’
    • ‘A pinch of aniseed and one of cumin in a cup of boiling milk will relieve flatulence.’
    • ‘Were the farmers consulted over the flatulence tax?’
    • ‘Flatulence in an elevator is not so funny when you are actually riding the elevator.’
    intestinal gas, wind, gas
    pomposity, pompousness, pretension, pretentiousness, posing, posturing, grandiosity, grandness, grandiloquence, bombast, turgidity, hot air
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    1. 1.1Inflated or pretentious speech or writing; pomposity.
      ‘the flatulence characterizing his writings’
      • ‘Today we have seen him fluff and flounce; he has been full of verbal flatulence all day.’
      • ‘But for the most part, the beauty is lost in the sonic flatulence of self-important experimentation.’
      • ‘We now know that this was financial flatulence based on wishful thinking rather than any hard analysis.’
      • ‘The sheer flatulence of ego on display beggars description.’
      • ‘What a pleasure it was to see an intelligent, meaningful editorial instead of the usual monthly brain flatulence.’

Pronunciation

flatulence

/ˈflatjʊl(ə)ns/