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See definition of stinks on Dictionary.com
  • nounbad smell
  • verbsmell badly
  • verbbe lousy, bad

synonyms for stinks

  • stench
  • fetor
  • foulness
  • malodor
  • noisomeness
  • foul odor
  • offensive smell

antonyms for stinks

MOST RELEVANT
  • perfume
  • sweetness
  • be good
  • perfume
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How to use stinks in a sentence

Frost all night 'cept when it hails, and biling sun all day, and the water stinks fit to knock you down.
SOLDIER STORIESRUDYARD KIPLING
If that your breath stinks not, you must learn sweeter English, or I shall never understand your suit.
A SELECT COLLECTION OF OLD ENGLISH PLAYS, VOLUME 10 (OF 15)VARIOUS
When we airmen notice that phenomenon in an enemy plane, we say: "He stinks!"
THE RED BATTLE FLYERCAPT. MANFRED FREIHERR VON RICHTHOFEN
The name potonchan, Aguilar translated as, the place that stinks (lugar que hiede).
THE BATTLE AND THE RUINS OF CINTLADANIEL G. BRINTON
It's a filthy little Slav town with only one street, which stinks, and in which one can't walk after rain without goloshes.
THE DARLING AND OTHER STORIESANTON CHEKHOV
The women of Wosan make the best kimchi, and when kimchi is spoiled it stinks to heaven.
THE JACKET (THE STAR-ROVER)JACK LONDON
All they remember is how they ragged the 'stinks' master, and pulled off the Senior cricket cup.
THE LOOM OF YOUTHALEC WAUGH
Good Rafe relieve Sir Pockhole, and send him away, for in truth his breath stinks.
BEAUMONT & FLETCHER'S WORKS (6 OF 10): THE QUEEN OF CORINTH;FRANCIS BEAUMONT
“The place stinks like a den of skunks,” Mrs. Davis observed, pausing from dabbing the end of her nose with a powder-puff.
MICHAEL, BROTHER OF JERRYJACK LONDON
"But the rats and the darkness and the stinks, and to be expecting discovery," was Jack's dreary comment.
BLACKBEARD: BUCCANEERRALPH D. PAINE
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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