gassy etymology

English word gassy comes from English gas, English -y

Detailed word origin of gassy

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
gas English (eng) (US) To fill (a vehicle's fuel tank) with fuel.. (US) To give a vehicle more fuel in order to accelerate it. (Ireland, colloquial) comical, zany; fun, amusing (US) Methane or other waste gases trapped in one's belly as a result of the digestive process.. (baseball) A fastball.. (countable) A hob on a gas cooker.. (countable, chemistry) A chemical element or compound in such a state.. (slang) [...]
-y English (eng) Forming abstract nouns denoting a state, condition, or quality.. Used in the name of some locations which end in -ia in Latin. Forming diminutive nouns. Also used for familiar and pet names as a term of endearment. Added to nouns and adjectives to form adjectives meaning “having the quality of”.. Added to verbs to form adjectives meaning "inclined to".
gassy English (eng) (slang) Given to vain and boastful talk.. Burpy.. Flatulent.. Of a beverage, containing dissolved gas (usually carbon dioxide).. Tending to cause flatulence.

Words with the same origin as gassy

Descendants of gas
Descendants of -y
andy apply bags bunny crazy creepy dummy funny handy healthy heavy kitty mommy pretty pussy risky rocky rusty scary sexy shitty skinny sonny tiny tony