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Talking is coping mechanism that allows a person to rationalize and validate their own fears, concerns ,worries, dreams and hopes. If we are not allowed to vent , we end up bottling up our emotions which is detrimental to the human psyche and can end up suffering from it's side effects. Such as Ulcers, depression , high blood pressure, anxiety migraines, fatigue..the list goes on and on. So when you find yourself in the position of being the receiver of someones griping moaning bitching realize that not always is advice warranted but more or less you have become the outlet for someones Physical and Psychological health.
She was purely venting, so don't take what she said personal
by psychobabbler February 14, 2010
1. Blowing off steam; done when really angry or stressed.

2. The condition when you're really gassy and fart constantly over a sustained amount of time. Liken to if your butt was an air vent and gas was constantly being blown out.
1. Look out for Steve. His face is red and he's venting.

2. Don't go in John's office right now. He's sitting there venting and stinking up the place.
by Rold Gold July 10, 2005
The period of time, before which you must eliminate solid waste matter from your body, where your sphincter slightly opens to slowly relieve the pressure caused by heavy amounts of poo gases in your rectum. Quite simply, right before you have to take a big dump, shit stink creeps out of your ass in long, silent, slow-like poots. The only remedy, of course, is taking that big aforementioned dump.
Bro 1: Dude, what's goin-...yo man, it smells like shit in here. Did you fart?

Bro 2: Nah guy, I'm venting.
by Beantown of Bethlehem April 27, 2009
Drinking a Coors Light with a vented widemouth can that lets in air for a smooth refreshing pour
*guy sitting with his girlfriend and phone rings from his drinking buddy*

guy on phone: oh wooow, im there for you buddy

*off phone*

guy: That was brad... he really wants to.. vent.

girl: you should go

*guy shows up at buddies house with 12 pack of coors light*


*later guy on the phone w/girl*

girl: is he okay?

guy: i think we will be venting a little longer.
by DucksOverBeaversAlways December 13, 2009
The situation in online FPS gaming when two or more players are unfairly helping each other get better scores by using their microphones and the voice command.
p1: "dem damn n00bs be venting!"
p2: "LOL"
by Skimmer777 May 12, 2006