I. intransitive verb Etymology: Middle English ferten, farten; akin to Old High German ferzan to break wind, Old Norse freta, Greek perdesthai, Sanskrit pardate he breaks wind Date: 13th century often vulgar to expel intestinal gas from the anus II. noun Date: 14th century 1. often vulgar an expulsion of intestinal gas 2. often vulgar a foolish or contemptible person <
couldn't stand the old fart

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