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Gassy  adj.  
Full of gas; like gas. Hence: (Colloq.) Inflated; full of boastful or insincere talk.
Passing intestinal gas excessively; flatulent.

Collaborative International Dictionary of English 0.48

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"Gassy" Quotes from Famous Books

... barbequed goat and the bread and wiped his hands on his clothes. Nobody here yet. To have an excuse for staying, he would have to buy a bottle of Gazelle beer, the cheap Senegalese brew which came in quart bottles and was warm and on the gassy side. ...
— Border, Breed Nor Birth • Dallas McCord Reynolds

... Mouse that gnawed the Oak-tree Down V. Parvenu VI. The Spider and the Ghost of the Fly VII. Crickets on a Strike How a Little Girl Danced In Praise of Songs that Die Factory Windows are always Broken To Mary Pickford Blanche Sweet Sunshine An Apology for the Bottle Volcanic When Gassy Thompson Struck it Rich Rhymes for Gloriana I. The Doll upon the Topmost Bough II. On Suddenly Receiving a Curl Long Refused III. On Receiving One of Gloriana's Letters IV. In Praise of Gloriana's Remarkable ...
— The Congo and Other Poems • Vachel Lindsay

... as a race, we Americans have been pampered and spoiled; we have been brought up on sweets. I suppose that, speaking literally, no people under the sun consume so much confectionery, so much pastry and cake, or indulge in so many gassy and sugared drinks. The soda-fountain, with its syrups, has got into literature, and furnishes the popular standard of poetry. The old heroic stamina of our ancestors, that craved the bitter but nourishing home-brewed, has died out, and ...
— Birds and Poets • John Burroughs

... Barbicane, "it was surrounded by atmosphere. The water held in by the gassy element could not evaporate. Under the influence of air, water, light, and heat, solar and central, vegetation took possession of these continents prepared for its reception, and certainly life manifested itself about ...
— The Moon-Voyage • Jules Verne

Words linked to "Gassy" :   colicky, unhealthy, gaseous, gas, flatulent

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