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brain fart

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.
See also: brain, fart

old fart

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.
See also: fart, old

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?
See also: fart, pissed

fart around

Fig. to waste time playing around. (Caution with fart, which is considered coarse.) Stop farting around and get the job started.
See also: around, fart

as pissed as a fart

  (British & Australian very informal!) also as pissed as a newt (British very informal!)
very drunk Peter came home from the pub pissed as a fart.
See also: fart, pissed

fart around

v. Vulgar Slang
To fritter time away; fool around.
See also: around, fart

boring old fart

and 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.
See also: fart, old

cunt fart

and 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 also: cunt, fart

pussy fart

See also: fart, pussy

cut a fart

and 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!
See also: cut, fart

let a fart

See also: fart, let


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.

fart around

in. to waste time; to do something ineffectually or inefficiently. (Usually objectionable.) Stop farting around and get to work!
See also: around, fart

fart hole

n. a wretched and worthless person; an asshole. (Rude and derogatory.) Stop acting like such a fart hole!
See also: fart, hole

fart off

in. to waste time; to goof off. (Usually objectionable.) Why are you farting off when there’s work to be done?
See also: fart, off

fart sack

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!
See also: fart, sack


n. fine arts. (Dysphemism.) Ted is studying over in the farts department.
See also: fart


and fiddle-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.