gassy

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A gassy (sense 1.1) glass of raspberry soda

gas +‎ -y.

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gassy (comparative gassier, superlative gassiest)

  1. Having the nature of, or containing, gas.
    1. (specifically) Of a beverage: containing dissolved gas (usually carbon dioxide); fizzy.
    2. (specifically) Of a person: tending to burp; burpy.
    3. (specifically) Of a person: tending to release flatus; flatulent.
  2. Of food or drink: tending to cause flatulence.
    Beans are a gassy food.
  3. (figuratively, informal) Tending to be long-winded or wordy, especially in a boastful and vain manner.

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