We don’t all like to admit it, but we all fart. That is, we all pass smelly gas out of our anus.

Kids — and a few adults too — find farting funny. If someone lets out a long fart during church or class, someone is bound to laugh. However, the teacher probably won’t laugh, and the culprit could be in big trouble. Be careful about accusing others of farting, because one of the oldest rules of the schoolyard is “He who smelt it, dealt it.” A less slangy word for fart is flatulence.

Definitions of fart

v expel intestinal gases through the anus

Type of:
act involuntarily, act reflexively
act in an uncontrolled manner

n a reflex that expels intestinal gas through the anus

Type of:
inborn reflex, innate reflex, instinctive reflex, physiological reaction, reflex, reflex action, reflex response, unconditioned reflex
an automatic instinctive unlearned reaction to a stimulus

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