stinking


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stink·ing

 (stĭng′kĭng)
adj.
1. Having a foul smell; fetid.
2. Slang Drunk; intoxicated.
adv. Slang
Used as an intensive: stinking rich.

stink′ing·ly adv.
stink′ing·ness n.

stinking

(ˈstɪŋkɪŋ)
adj
1. having a foul smell
2. informal unpleasant or disgusting
3. (postpositive) slang very drunk
adv
informal (intensifier, expressing contempt for the person referred to): stinking rich.
ˈstinkingly adv
ˈstinkingness n

stink•ing

(ˈstɪŋ kɪŋ)

adj.
1. foul-smelling.
2. Slang. very drunk; plastered.
3. contemptible; disgusting.
adv.
4. completely or extremely.
[before 1000]
stink′ing•ly, adv.
stink′ing•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.stinking - very bad; "a lousy play"; "it's a stinking world"
colloquialism - a colloquial expression; characteristic of spoken or written communication that seeks to imitate informal speech
bad - having undesirable or negative qualities; "a bad report card"; "his sloppy appearance made a bad impression"; "a bad little boy"; "clothes in bad shape"; "a bad cut"; "bad luck"; "the news was very bad"; "the reviews were bad"; "the pay is bad"; "it was a bad light for reading"; "the movie was a bad choice"
2.stinking - offensively malodorous; "a foul odor"; "the kitchen smelled really funky"

stinking

adjective
1. (Informal) rotten, disgusting, unpleasant, vile, contemptible, shitty (taboo slang), wretched I had a stinking cold.
2. foul-smelling, smelly, reeking, fetid, malodorous, noisome, whiffy (Brit. slang), pongy (Brit. informal), mephitic, ill-smelling, niffy (Brit. slang), olid They were locked up in a stinking cell.

stinking

adjective
1. Having an unpleasant odor:
Informal: smelly.
2. Slang. Stupefied, excited, or muddled with alcoholic liquor:
Informal: cockeyed, stewed.
Idioms: drunk as a skunk, half-seas over, high as a kite, in one's cups, three sheets in the wind.
Translations

stinking

[ˈstɪŋkɪŋ]
A. ADJ
1. (lit) → hediondo, fétido
B. ADV they are stinking richson unos ricachos

stinking

[ˈstɪŋkɪŋ]
adj
(= foul-smelling) → puant(e)
(= awful) → infect(e)
a stinking cold → un rhume carabiné
adv
stinking rich → bourré(e) de pognon

stinking

adj
(lit)stinkend
(inf)beschissen (inf); you can keep your stinking money!du kannst dein Scheißgeld behalten! (inf); I’ve got a stinking coldich habe eine Mordserkältung
adv (inf) stinking rich (Brit) → stinkreich (inf)

stinking

[ˈstɪŋkɪŋ]
1. adj a stinking coldun raffreddore tremendo
what stinking weather! → che tempo da cani!
2. adv stinking richricco/a sfondato/a
References in classic literature ?
I had escaped from the curious depression that hangs over little towns, and my mind was full of pleasant things; trips I meant to take with the Cuzak boys, in the Bad Lands and up on the Stinking Water.
The roadway was commonly several feet lower than the level of the houses, which were sometimes joined by high board walks; there were no pavements--there were mountains and valleys and rivers, gullies and ditches, and great hollows full of stinking green water.
It opened from a stinking little black courtyard, and was the general public entrance to a great pile of houses, inhabited by a great number of people.
Apart from the one fundamental nastiness the luckless mouse succeeds in creating around it so many other nastinesses in the form of doubts and questions, adds to the one question so many unsettled questions that there inevitably works up around it a sort of fatal brew, a stinking mess, made up of its doubts, emotions, and of the contempt spat upon it by the direct men of action who stand solemnly about it as judges and arbitrators, laughing at it till their healthy sides ache.
A volcanic tract of similar character is found on Stinking River, one of the tributaries of the Bighorn, which takes its unhappy name from the odor derived from sulphurous springs and streams.
Beware my Laura (she would often say) Beware of the insipid Vanities and idle Dissipations of the Metropolis of England; Beware of the unmeaning Luxuries of Bath and of the stinking fish of Southampton.
He was old, and his woollen gaberdine still reeked of the stinking artemisia of the mountain passes.
For, speaking with all respect, why should you, and I with you, be here on this lonely spot, barking our shins in the dark on the way to a confounded flickering light where there will be no other supper but a piece of a stale sausage and a draught of leathery wine out of a stinking skin.
I rigged up a contraption to hold off those stinking beasts, and I spent a happy day there with a spud.
But it would be rather awkward to go about in society crying stinking fish.
Now, you don't think it likely that a man who could do anything is going to wear his breeches out sitting in the stinking hold of a rat-gutted, beetle-ridden, mouldy old coffin of a Chin China coaster.
Bucket coolly asks as he turns his bull's-eye on a line of stinking ruins.