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colloquial A momentary mental lapse in attention, memory, understanding, care, or competence. Sorry boss, I just had a little brain fart there. What were you saying again? Jack, having a bit of a brain fart, accidentally sawed the beam completely in two.
An older person, typically male, especially one whose views or attitudes are considered boring or old-fashioned. Ah, don't mind that old fart. He's just cantankerous because he isn't up to speed with the way of today's youth. I've fully embraced that I'm going to be a stodgy old fart when I get older.
fart in a windstorm
slang A trivial act. An action that has little to no importance. Don't worry, your little blunder was just a fart in a windstorm—everyone has already forgotten it.
See also: fart
as pissed as a fart
slang Very intoxicated. Primarily heard in UK, Australia. When I got to the pub, you were as pissed as a fart. Do you remember anything that happened last night?
boring old fart
An older person, typically male, especially one whose views or attitudes are considered boring or old-fashioned. Ah, don't mind that boring old fart. He's just cantankerous because he isn't up to speed with the way of today's youth. I've fully embraced that I'm going to be a boring old fart when I get older.
slang To engage in aimless recreation or frivolous time-wasting. Quit farting around and work on your book report already!
Fig. to waste time playing around. (Caution with fart, which is considered coarse.) Stop farting around and get the job started.
v. Vulgar Slang
To fritter time away; fool around.
boring old fartand BOF
phr. & comp. abb. a very boring older person. (see also birds of a feather.) Bob’s dad is a vintage BOF. But all old guys are. Don’t be a boring old fart. Let’s go out tonight.
cunt fartand pussy fart
n. a vaginal fart, the sudden release of air—from the vagina—trapped on insertion of the penis during copulation. (Usually objectionable.) He heard a little cunt fart and started laughing so hard, he had to stop.
See cunt fart
cut a fartand cut one and let a fart and let one
tv. to release intestinal gas through the anus. (Usually objectionable.) Fred cut a fart right in the middle of English class, and nobody moved a muscle. He let one that echoed through the whole auditorium!
let a fartverb
See cut a fart
1. in. to release intestinal gas through the anus. (Often objectionable. One of the classic four-letter words. It should be noted that English does not have a single, “polite” word, noun or verb, for this matter. Break wind is common, but there is no parallel noun. See the complete list of all entries with fart in the Index of Hidden Key Words.) Okay, who farted?
2. n. the sound or odor of the release of intestinal gas. (Often objectionable.) Who made that smelly fart?
3. n. a stupid, despicable, and annoying person. (Usually objectionable.) The guy’s nothing but a fart. Just forget him.
in. to waste time; to do something ineffectually or inefficiently. (Usually objectionable.) Stop farting around and get to work!
n. a wretched and worthless person; an asshole. (Rude and derogatory.) Stop acting like such a fart hole!
in. to waste time; to goof off. (Usually objectionable.) Why are you farting off when there’s work to be done?
n. one’s bed. (Military. Apparently a place where one can break wind at will. Usually objectionable.) Come on! Get out of the fart sack and get moving!
n. fine arts. (Dysphemism.) Ted is studying over in the farts department.
See also: fart
in. to waste time; to do something ineffectually or inefficiently. (A blend of monkey around and fart around.) Stop monkey-farting and get over here and get to work. He wasted his time fiddle-farting, and never got the job done.