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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 ?
"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."
What probability is there of my ever tasting the Dissipations of London, the Luxuries of Bath, or the stinking Fish of Southampton?
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 mud of Paris," he said to himself--for decidedly he thought that he was sure that the gutter would prove his refuge for the night; and what can one do in a refuge, except dream?--"the mud of Paris is particularly stinking; it must contain a great deal of volatile and nitric salts.
Shortly after the nuptials, the Eagle said, "Fly off and bring me back the ostrich you promised me." The Kite, soaring aloft into the air, brought back the shabbiest possible mouse, stinking from the length of time it had lain about the fields.
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.
"It's in the garden because it was stinking the house out - my little girl was crying over it."
Angela Sutcliffe Asquith There are lots of bins at the beginning of Banks Road, Linthwaite, left on the road stinking all the time.
Naseebullah Kakar raided the meat market and found butchers involved in selling stale and stinking meat in their shops.
The Florida Torieya, known as the stinking cedar, is a 165-million-year-old yew species: older than the Tyrannosauius rex.
Several dozen You Stink activists had earlier marched in Beirut to demand the government release state-held funds owed to municipalities to remove stinking piles of garbage left uncollected since July in Beirut and Mount Lebanon.