1. foul-smelling.
    "he was locked in a stinking cell"
    foul-smelling · evil-smelling · stinking to high heaven · reeking · fetid ·
  1. extremely.
    "she is obviously stinking rich"
    very · extremely · exceedingly · exceptionally · especially ·
    tremendously · immensely · vastly · hugely · extraordinarily · extra · excessively · overly · over · abundantly · inordinately · singularly · significantly · distinctly · outstandingly · uncommonly · unusually · decidedly · particularly · eminently · supremely · highly · remarkably · really · truly · mightily · thoroughly · all that · to a great extent · most · so · too · unco · très · right · terrifically · awfully · terribly · devilishly · madly · majorly · seriously · desperately · mega · ultra · oh-so · too-too · stinking · mucho · damn · damned · too … for words · devilish · hellish · frightfully · ever so · well · dead · bloody · dirty · jolly · fair · real · mighty · powerful · awful · plumb · darned · way · bitching · lekker · exceeding · sore
stinks (third person present) · stank (past tense) · stinking (present participle) · stunk (past participle)
  1. have a strong unpleasant smell.
    "the place stank like a sewer" ·
    "his breath stank of drink"
    reek · smell foul/bad/disgusting · stink/smell to high heaven ·
    give off a bad smell
    • informal
      (stink somewhere out/up)
      fill somewhere with a strong unpleasant smell.
      "her perfume stank the place out"
      reek · smell foul/bad/disgusting · stink/smell to high heaven ·
      give off a bad smell
  2. informal
    be very unpleasant, contemptible, or scandalous.
    "he thinks the values of our society stink"
    be very unpleasant · be abhorrent · be despicable · be contemptible ·
    • (stink of)
      be highly suggestive of (something regarded with disapproval).
      "the whole affair stinks of a set-up"
      strongly suggest · have all the hallmarks of · smack of ·
      give the impression of · reek of · smell of
    • (stink of)
      have or appear to have a scandalously large amount of (something, especially money).
      "the whole place was luxurious and stank of money"
stinks (plural noun)
  1. a strong unpleasant smell; a stench.
    "the stink of the place hit me as I went in"
    stench · reek · foul smell · bad smell · fetidness · effluvium · malodour ·
    malodorousness · miasma · pong · niff · hum · guff · pen and ink · funk · fetor · mephitis · noisomeness
  2. informal
    a row or fuss.
    "a silly move now would kick up a stink we couldn't handle"
    fuss · commotion · rumpus · ruckus · trouble · outcry · uproar ·
    brouhaha · furore · song and dance · to-do · carry-on · hoo-ha · row · kerfuffle · foofaraw
  1. having a strong unpleasant smell.
    "‘What you doing with that stink dog?’"
  2. contemptible; corrupt.
    "the whole episode is so stink that the principal asked for an immediate transfer of the teacher"
Old English stincan, of West Germanic origin; related to Dutch and German stinken, also to stench.
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he was locked in a stinking cell.
she is obviously stinking rich.
he got into a stinking bate.
a stinking cold.
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Laguages Translations
Arabic (VERB)النتنة
(ADJECTIVE)كريه الرائحة, الحزينة
Bangla দুর্গন্ধ
Bosnian (Latin) smrdljivi
Bulgarian (ADJECTIVE)вонящ
Cantonese (Traditional)
Catalan (ADJECTIVE)pudent
Chinese Simplified
Chinese Traditional
Croatian (VERB)smrdljivi, usrane
Czech (VERB)páchnoucí
Danish (ADJECTIVE)stinkende
Dutch (VERB)stinkende
Filipino mabaho
Finnish (VERB)haiseva
French (ADJECTIVE)puant
(VERB)puer, malodorant, puanteur
German (VERB)stinkenden
Greek (ADJECTIVE)βρωμερό
Hebrew (VERB)מסריחים, להסריח, המסריח
Hindi (ADJECTIVE)बदबूदार
Hmong Daw tsw phem
Hungarian (VERB)büdös
Indonesian (VERB)bau, busuk
Italian (VERB)puzzolente, puzzi
(ADJECTIVE)fetida, fetente, schifoso
Japanese (VERB)悪臭
Kiswahili kweli wananuka
Klingon He'So'
Korean (VERB)악취
Latvian (VERB)smirdošs
Lithuanian (VERB)dvokiantis, dvokus
Malay (Latin) bangar
Norwegian Bokmål stinkende
Persian (ADJECTIVE)متعفن
Polish (ADJECTIVE)śmierdzące
Portuguese (ADJECTIVE)fedorento, tresandando, fedido
(VERB)fedendo, malcheiroso, podre, cheirando
Querétaro Otomi Gi apesta
Romanian (VERB)împuţit
Russian (ADJECTIVE)вонючей
Serbian (Cyrillic) смрдљива
Serbian (Latin) smrdljiva
Slovak (VERB)páchnuce
Slovenian (ADJECTIVE)smrdljivo
Spanish (ADJECTIVE)apestoso, hedionda, asquerosa, cochino
(VERB)apestando, maloliente
Swedish (VERB)stinkande
Tamil நாற்றம் பிடித்த
Telugu స్టాకింగ్
Turkish (ADJECTIVE)kokuşmuş, kokmuş, kokan
Ukrainian (VERB)смердючий
Urdu بودار
Vietnamese (ADJECTIVE)hôi
Welsh drewi
Yucatec Maya Ba'ax tu'
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