Share this entry

Share this page

fart

Pronunciation: /fɑːrt; fɑːt/

Translation of fart in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • 1.1 (gas) [vulgar] pedo (masculine) [colloquial/familiar] 1.2 (person) [slang/argot] a boring old fart un pesado de mierda [vulgar]
    Example sentences
    • We know also that farts are warm (not hot), so I'll add that: a fart is warm wind emitted from the anus.
    • Nature decided to put an abrupt end to our finger-pointing conspiracy theorists' dialogue, when a deafening fart emptied from the anus of someone soundly asleep downstairs.
    • If I can remember what I learned in junior high school regarding tornadoes, they're some kind of thing which is made up of wind, like a fart but only much more powerful.
    Example sentences
    • I'm a boring old fart, who values her money, and won't buy him a brand new shirt to chop holes in so he can look like a pirate.
    • I'm being a boring old fart so I'm in my room getting ready to go to bed.
    • On television, there was some boring old fart in a suit talking about the dangers of credit growth.

intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo

  • [vulgar] tirarse or echarse un pedo [colloquial/familiar], pedorrearse [colloquial/familiar]

Phrasal verbs

fart around

(especially British English/especialmente inglés británico) fart about verb + adverb/verbo + adverbio
[slang/argot] perder* el tiempo

Definition of fart in:

Share this entry

Share this page

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources

Word of the day botella
f
bottle …
Cultural fact of the day

The name of Spain's state-run post office is correos. Stamps can be bought in an estanco, although certified or express mail must be sent from a post office (estafeta or oficina de correos). Postboxes in Spain are silver with red and yellow hoops. There are also red boxes for urgent mail. In Latin America correo, in the singular, means both a post office and the mail system.