F f


    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [fahrt]
    • /fɑrt/
    • /fɑːt/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fahrt]
    • /fɑrt/

Definitions of fart word

  • noun fart a flatus expelled through the anus. 1
  • noun fart an irritating or foolish person. 1
  • verb without object fart to expel a flatus through the anus; break wind. 1
  • noun fart A boring or contemptible person. 1
  • intransitive verb fart pass intestinal gas 1
  • noun fart passing of intestinal gas 1

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Origin of fart

First appearance:

before 1350
One of the 20% oldest English words
1350-1400; Middle English ferten, farten (v.), fert, fart (noun); cognate with Greek pérdein (v.), pordḗ (noun)

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Parts of speech for Fart


fart popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 84% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
Most Europeans know this English word. The frequency of it’s usage is somewhere between "mom" and "screwdriver".

fart usage trend in Literature

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Synonyms for fart

noun fart

  • gas — GNU assembler
  • wind — the act of winding.
  • flatulence — generating gas in the alimentary canal, as food.

verb fart

  • toot — (of a horn or whistle) to give forth its characteristic sound.
  • break wind — to emit wind from the anus
  • cut the cheese — (Slang) (US, idiomatic, euphemistic) To flatulate.

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