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stink

 (stĭngk)
v. stank (stăngk) or stunk (stŭngk), stunk, stink·ing, stinks
v.intr.
1. To emit a strong foul odor: The basement stinks of mildew.
2. Slang
a. To be of an extremely low or bad quality: These golf clubs stink.
b. To be in extremely bad repute: His name has stunk ever since that scandal.
c. To be morally offensive or have the appearance of dishonesty or corruption: Something about her testimony stinks.
d. To have something to an extreme or offensive degree: a family that is stinking with money; an act that stinks of jealousy.
v.tr.
To cause to stink: garbage that stinks up the yard.
n.
1. A strong offensive odor; a stench. See Synonyms at stench.
2. Slang A scandal or controversy: "the stink over sexual politics in the military" (David Nyhan).
Idiom:
make/raise a stink Slang
To make a great fuss.

[Middle English stinken, from Old English stincan, to emit a smell.]

stink′y adj.

stinky

(ˈstɪŋkɪ)
adj, stinkier or stinkiest
1. having a foul smell
2. informal unpleasant or disgusting
3. informal of poor quality; contemptible

stink•y

(ˈstɪŋ ki)

adj. stink•i•er, stink•i•est.
1. foul-smelling; stinking.
2. mean-spirited; nasty.
[1885–95]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.stinky - having an unpleasant smell
2.stinky - 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"
Translations
büdös

stinky

[ˈstɪŋkɪ] ADJapestoso, maloliente

stinky

adj (+er) (inf: = smelly) → stinkend
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