英 ['flætjʊl(ə)nt] 美 ['flætʃələnt]
  • adj. 浮夸的;自负的;肠胃气胀的;空虚的
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flatulent 浮夸的

来自辅音丛bl, fl, 吹,鼓起,词源同blow, blossom. 引申词义浮夸的。

flatulent (adj.)
"affected by digestive gas," 1590s, from Middle French flatulent (16c.), from Modern Latin flatulentus, from Latin flatus "a blowing, breathing, snorting; a breaking wind," past participle of flare "to blow, puff," which is cognate with Old English blawan (see blow (v.1)).