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Fart appears in the following palindromes (phrases that read the same backward as forward):

  • Fart, R.A.F.
  • Butt raft, fart tub.
  • Trafalgar rag: La Fart.
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Definition of the noun fart

What does fart mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: farts

  1. a reflex that expels intestinal gas through the anus

Alternative definition of the noun fart


  1. [informal, slang] An emission of digestive gases from the anus; a flatus.
  2. [colloquial, vulgar] An irritating person; a fool.
  3. [colloquial, vulgar, potentially offensive] (usually as "'old fart'") An elderly person; especially one perceived to hold old-fashioned views.

Definition of the verb fart

What does fart mean as a doing word?

verb - inflections: farted | farting | farts

  1. expel intestinal gases through the anus

Alternative definition of the verb fart


  1. [informal, mildly vulgar] To emit digestive gases from the anus; to flatulate.
  2. [colloquial, usually, as "fart around"] To waste time with idle and inconsequential tasks; to go about one's activities in a lackadaisical manner; to be lazy or over-relaxed in one's manner or bearing.


Fart is a word in the English language most commonly used in reference to flatulence. The word "fart" is generally considered unsuitable in formal situations as it may be considered vulgar or offensive. Fart can be used as a noun or a verb. The immediate roots are in the Middle English words ferten, feortan or farten, kin of the Old High German word ferzan. Cognates are found in old Norse, Slavic and also Greek and Sanskrit. The word "fart" has been incorporated into the colloquial and technical speech of a number of occupations, including computing.

Phrases with Fart

Phrases starting with the word Fart:

  1. Fart-Arse
  2. Fart About
  3. fart around

Phrases ending with the word Fart:

  1. to fart
  2. Old Fart
  3. Brain fart
  4. Fanny Fart
  5. Armpit Fart
  6. Sparrow-Fart

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Fart

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Google previewNo Country for Old Men (2008)

Fresh Perspectives on Irish Literature by Paddy Lyons, Alison O'Malley-Younger

Nowadays, a fart is an ill wind that blows no good, but in early modern Ireland, the fart is an art in itself, and not just an opening gambit or untimely intervention. Indeed, breaking wind is the peculiar forte of an WILLY MALEY A Few Shakes of a ...

Google previewArithmetical Institutions (1735)

Containing a Compleat System of Arithmetic Natural, Logarithmical, and Algebraical in All Their Branches: ... By the Rev. Mr. John Kirkby by John Kirkby

An Aliquot Fart is that which being ...

Google previewWritten in Stone: A Journey Through the Stone Age and the Origins of Modern Language (2015)

by Christopher Stevens

By comparison, fart is a nasal noise, almost prissy. But fart has been the English slang for flatulence since AngloSaxon times at least, when the word was feortan. In Sanskrit, it is completely unchanged from the IndoEuropean root: pardis to ...

Google previewThe Weekly Reporter, Appellate High Court (1874)

The fart is that both the plaintiff and the defendants, ...

Google previewEditor and Publisher (1919)

"The bald and uncomfortable fart is that the United States obtained this business very largely because the European sources of supply were closed and the merchants of South America had a choice only of buying in the United States or not ...

Google previewEditor & Publisher (1919)

Louis Advertising “The bald and uncomfortable fart is that the United States obtained this business very largely because the European sources of supply ...

Google previewA Bantawa Dictionary (2003)

by Werner Winter

fill fill be full filled fart; break wind long fart fart at s.o. be long (cf. bett-(a)) worm; maggot be large (cf. bom-(a)) bhom +pa+lung bhom+s\"n] bhont-(u) bhon+ga bhorok bhos-(a) bhukt-(u) bhukt-(u) da-( u) ...

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia of Psychoactive Substances (1999)

by Richard Rudgley

Puckfist means an imp's silent fart (the releasing of the spores in the form of a dust cloud by the puffball being the inspiration for this scatological metaphor). In the French, Dutch and Danish versions of this the Offender is not the imp but the ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Words Used in the East Indies, with Full Explanations (1805)

The Leading Word of Each Article Being Printed in a New Nustaleek Type, to which is Added, Mohammedan Law and Bengal Revenue Terms by Samuel Rousseau

fart surrounded by a marsh. When Sheer Khaim conquered this country, fome of the Rajah's elephants fled into the wilds, where they have increased to great numbers. This Sircar produces long pepper. The Sircar of Khaleessutabad abounds ...

Google previewEntick's New Spelling Dictionary (1791)

Teaching to Write and Pronounce the English Tongue with Ease and Propriety, in Wich Each Word is Accented According to Its Just and Natural Pronunciation ... with a List of Proper Names of Men and Women ..., Towich is Prefixed a Gammatical Introduction to the English Tongue by John Entick, William Crakelt

for Interjection - fart, for Participle : fr. for Preposition : / for ...

Google previewDictionary: English-Neapolitan; Neapolitan-English (2014)

by Dale Erwin, Tessa Fedele

fart n. fetecchia, pereta, pireto, peretillo, peretone, piretone; series of farts ...

Google previewFuldstaendigt Dansk og Engelsk haand-lexicon (1824)

udarbeidet efter de bedste og nyeste ordbøger by Christian Friderich Bay

Skibswrag, a Wreck of a Ship, Skid, a Turd, Excrement, a Fart. (slaae en –) to fart, to poop. - Skide, to shite. Skidehuus, a House of Office, little House, Skiden, dirty, foul, nasty, sloverly, sluttish, ...

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Quotes about Fart

To fart is, of course, unpleasant.
To fart silently is to steal
The wind and escape as a thief.
A thief fights thieves to hide his thefts.

(26.06.2011) (Rm. Shanmugam Chettiar)
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Scrabble value of F4A1R1T1

The value of this 4-letter word is 7 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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