Flat"u*lent (?), a. [L. flatus a blowing, flatus ventris windiness, flatulence, fr. flare to blow: cf. F. flatulent. See Blow.]
Affected with flatus or gases generated in the alimentary canal; windy.
Generating, or tending to generate, wind in the stomach.
Vegetables abound more with aerial particles than animal substances, and therefore are more flatulent.
Turgid with flatus; as, a flatulent tumor.
Pretentious without substance or reality; puffy; empty; vain; as, a flatulent vanity.
He is too flatulent sometimes, and sometimes too dry.
© Webster 1913.