Definition of gassy
1a : full of or containing gas gassy beverages gassy minesb : having excess gas in the stomach or intestines : flatulent 1a; also : causing flatuence gassy vegetables
2 : having the characteristics of gas a gassy odor
3 : characterized by many words but little content : emptily verbose gassy prose
gassilyplay \ˈga-sə-lē\ adverb
Examples of gassy in a Sentence
He felt bloated and gassy.
another gassy speech by a long-winded politician
Recent Examples of gassy from the Web
Below $45, wells in the Bakken shale play, gassier parts of the Eagle Ford play and the Niobrara in the Rocky Mountains all fall below breakeven prices, the UBS analysts said in their note.
Their work can be understood, perhaps, as a kind of corrective to pop-country, which is often bombastic and emotionally impenetrable, or to its even gassier cousin, bro-country, in which trucks and beers reign.
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First Known Use of gassy
GASSY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of gassy for English Language Learners
: of or containing gas
: having gas in your stomach
: having or using many words but not saying things that are very important or interesting
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