fart

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v fart expel intestinal gases through the anus
    • n fart a reflex that expels intestinal gas through the anus
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: If you fart consistently for 6 years and 9 months, enough gas is produced to create explosion that is equal to an atomic bomb
    • fart To discharge or expel wind through the anus; break wind.
    • n fart A discharge of wind through the anus.
    • n fart A Portugal fig.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: Rabbits have three eyelids, they also are incapable of burping or farting.
    • v.i Fart fart to break wind
    • n Fart a noisy expulsion of wind
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Quotations

  • Lyndon B. Johnson
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    “Jerry Ford is so dumb he can't fart and chew gum at the same time.”
  • James P. Hogan
    James P. Hogan
    “Success is like a fart -- only your own smells nice.”

Usage

In literature:

Oftentimes did he spit in the basin, and fart for fatness, piss against the sun, and hide himself in the water for fear of rain.
"Gargantua and Pantagruel, Complete." by Francois Rabelais
Hath it come to pass yt a fart shall fart itself?
"1601 Conversation as it was by the Social Fireside in the Time of the Tudors" by Mark Twain
The stout student who stood below them on the steps farted briefly.
"A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man" by James Joyce
They were never worth a roasted fart to Ireland.
"Ulysses" by James Joyce
Oftentimes did he spit in the basin, and fart for fatness, piss against the sun, and hide himself in the water for fear of rain.
"Gargantua and Pantagruel, Book I." by Francois Rabelais
Then forthwith rising up he gave a fart, a leap, and a whistle, and most joyfully cried out aloud, Ever live Pantagruel!
"Gargantua and Pantagruel, Book II." by Francois Rabelais
Then did he leave him in giving him by way of salvo a volley of farts for his farewell.
"Gargantua and Pantagruel, Book III." by Francois Rabelais
A fart for the money, said Panurge; have I not had above fifty thousand pounds' worth of sport?
"Gargantua and Pantagruel, Book IV." by Francois Rabelais
Look ye, it is a folly to make a rout for a fart and ado; one word is as good as twenty.
"Gargantua and Pantagruel, Book V." by Francois Rabelais
His passion is as easily set on fire as a fart, and as soon out again.
"Character Writings of the 17th Century" by Various
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In poetry:

Then Speech was mannerly, an Art,
Like learning not to belch or fart:
I cannot settle which is worse,
The Anti-Novel or Free Verse.
"Doggerel" by W H Auden
Tom Killigrew's wife, that Holland fine flower,
At the sight of this signior did fart and belch sour,
And her Dutch breeding the further to show,
Says, 'Welcome to England, Mynheer Van Dildo.'
"Signior Dildo" by Lord John Wilmot

In news:

A 72-year-old New Jersey man has been charged with threatening to shoot his neighbor for farting in front of his home.
An 11 year old kid in Parma, Ohio, got detention for farting on the school bus.
If he farts again, he gets suspended.
A rhino fart should stand on its own, without any extra detail to set it up.
Either we're a town of old farts, or interior designers and owners have seriously overestimated how much "buzz" diners want in their restaurants.
Forget cow tipping—it's cow farting we really need to worry about.
Old farts releasing new wind.
Cow farts are the problem.
Total eclipse of the fart.
Vomit , Farts, & One Whiny Wale.
Well, I'm not the only "old fart" that appreciates the analog sound over digital.
Man pulls gun on farting neighbor.
One of us farted in front of the other.
Fear and farting glitter .
Turns out it's because of CeeLo's farts.
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