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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!
vulgar slang A release of air from the vagina, as during sexual intercourse.
cut a fart
slang To pass gas; to fart. All right, who cut a fart in here?
let a fart
To pass gas through one's anus; to fart. It smells like someone let a fart in the elevator when I walked in. Gross! Don't go letting a fart at the dinner table like that, Tom!
monkey-fart with (something)
To tinker, fiddle, or attempt to use, especially in an ineffectual, clumsy, or inept manner. I monkey-farted with the washing machine all morning long, but I just can't seem to fix the clog in its drainage system. Grandpa's been monkey-farting with that old radio all day, but I doubt he'll get it to work again. Don't go monkey-farting with something you don't know how to use!
not care a monkey's fart (about something)
To not care in the slightest about something or someone; to attach no importance to someone or something. Do whatever you want, I don't care a monkey's fart. They don't care a monkey's fart about the well-being of their customers—they just care about making money!
not give a monkey's fart (about something)
To not care in the slightest about something or someone; to attach no importance to someone or something. Do whatever you want, I don't give a monkey's fart. They don't give a monkey's fart about the well-being of their customers—they just care about making money!
1. noun, vulgar slang A sudden expulsion of air from the vagina, often resembling the sound of flatulence. "Fanny" is a vulgar slang term for a vagina. Primarily heard in UK.
2. verb, vulgar slang To expel air out of the vagina in a manner resembling flatulence. Primarily heard in UK.
1. noun, vulgar slang A sudden expulsion of air from the vagina, often resembling the sound of flatulence. "Pussy" is a vulgar slang term for a vagina.
2. verb, vulgar slang To expel air out of the vagina in a manner resembling flatulence.
rude slang An annoying, obnoxious person; a jerk. That guy's a real fart hole—don't pay any attention to him.
rude slang To waste or pass time idly by doing nothing or engaging in foolish behavior. Would you quit farting off and help me move this sofa out to the truck?
rude slang A bed. I don't need anything fancy—any old fart sack will do for the night.
To waste time or procrastinate by doing something unproductive or unhelpful; to fool around or spend time idly. Would you quit fiddle-farting and give me a hand cleaning the house? I should have started this essay last week, but I've been fiddle-farting with my new video game console.
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.