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gassy

[gas-ee] /ˈgæs i/
adjective, gassier, gassiest.
1.
full of or containing gas.
2.
resembling gas.
3.
4.
Slang. given to idle, empty talk.
Origin
1750-1760
1750-60; gas + -y1
Related forms
gassiness, noun
nongassy, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for gassiness

gassy

/ˈɡæsɪ/
adjective -sier, -siest
1.
filled with, containing, or resembling gas
2.
(informal) full of idle or vapid talk
Derived Forms
gassiness, noun
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Word Origin and History for gassiness

gassy

adj.

1757, from gas + -y (2).

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Slang definitions & phrases for gassiness

gassy

adjective

Garrulous; loudly self-important and pretentious (1863+)


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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