FLAT'ULENT, adjective [Latin flatulentus, flatus, from flo, to blow.]
1. Windy; affected with air generated in the stomach and intestines.
2. Turgid with air; windy; as a flatulent tumor.
3. Generating or apt to a generate wind in the stomach. Pease are a flatulent vegetable.
4. Empty; vain; big without substance or reality; puffy; as a flatulent writer; flatulent vanity.