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adjective as in smelly

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One ancient source described aspiring scribes as “stinking bulls.”

And “stinking rich” is the smell of zero carbon emissions at eco-friendly tech company campuses.

Now those are destroyed, too, and the animals are strewn about, bloating and stinking, as if in a tableau of “Guernica.”

But the language about public schools and cricket bewildered audiences and Frank Rich gave it a stinking review.

She goes on to dismiss “stinking romanticism” as sick, akin to “boils & blisters & warts.”

And Alfonso goes, "Badges, we don't need no stinking badges" and starts shooting at them.

If this stinking quartet takes it into its head to levy annual blackmail, where is the money coming from?

And I will water the earth with thy stinking blood upon the mountains, and the valleys shall be filled with thee.

Again, we will pass through stinking sewers, up to our elbows in putrid filth.

It makes me smile, Why, what a stinking smother will they utter!

Extract of stinking goose-foot; Extractum chenopodii, L. Prep.


On this page you'll find 53 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to stinking, such as: fetid, foul-smelling, funky, putrid, foul, and rank.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.