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 Dictionary entry overview: What does flatulence mean? 

  The noun FLATULENCE has 2 senses:

1. a state of excessive gas in the alimentary canal
2. pompously embellished language

  Familiarity information: FLATULENCE used as a noun is rare.

 Dictionary entry details 


Sense 1flatulence [BACK TO TOP]


A state of excessive gas in the alimentary canal

Classified under:

Nouns denoting stable states of affairs


flatulence; flatulency; gas

Hypernyms ("flatulence" is a kind of...):

physiological condition; physiological state (the state of the body or bodily functions)

Sense 2flatulence [BACK TO TOP]


Pompously embellished language

Classified under:

Nouns denoting communicative processes and contents


turgidity; turgidness; flatulence

Hypernyms ("flatulence" is a kind of...):

long-windedness; prolixity; prolixness; windiness; wordiness (boring verbosity)

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