Gassy Gas"sy, a. 1. Full of gas; like gas. Hence: [Colloq.] Inflated; full of boastful or insincere talk. [1913 Webster]

2. passing intestinal gas excessively; flatulent. [PJC]

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  • gassy — (adj.) 1757, from GAS (Cf. gas) + Y (Cf. y) (2) …   Etymology dictionary

  • gassy — ► ADJECTIVE (gassier, gassiest) 1) resembling or full of gas. 2) informal verbose; idly chattering. DERIVATIVES gassiness noun …   English terms dictionary

  • gassy — [gas′ē] adj. gassier, gassiest 1. full of, containing, or producing gas; esp., flatulent 2. like gas 3. Informal full of talk, esp. boastful talk …   English World dictionary

  • gassy — gas|sy [ˈgæsi] adj BrE a gassy drink has too much gas in it →↑fizzy ▪ This beer is really gassy …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • gassy — [[t]gæ̱si[/t]] gassier, gassiest ADJ GRADED Something that is gassy contains a lot of bubbles or gas. The champagne was sweet and too gassy. Syn: fizzy …   English dictionary

  • gassy — adjective BrE a gassy drink has too much gas in it: This beer is really gassy. gassiness noun (U) …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • gassy — UK [ˈɡæsɪ] / US adjective Word forms gassy : adjective gassy comparative gassier superlative gassiest containing or creating a lot of gas …   English dictionary

  • gassy — adjective (gassier; est) Date: 1757 1. full of or containing gas 2. having the characteristics of gas 3. characterized by many words but little content ; emptily verbose • gassily adverb • gassiness noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • gassy — gassiness, n. /gas ee/, adj., gassier, gassiest. 1. full of or containing gas. 2. resembling gas. 3. flatulent. 4. Slang. given to idle, empty talk. [1750 60; GAS + Y1] * * * …   Universalium

  • gassy — adjective a) Of a beverage, containing dissolved gas (usually carbon dioxide). b) Flatulent. Syn: fizzy …   Wiktionary

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