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Adjective: stinking  sting-king
  1. Very bad
    "it's a stinking world";
    - icky, lousy, rotten, stinky, rubbish [Brit], crummy
  2. Offensively malodorous
    - fetid, foetid [Brit], foul, foul-smelling, funky, noisome, smelly, ill-scented
Verb: stink (stank,stunk)  stingk
  1. Be extremely bad in quality or in one's performance
    "This term paper stinks!"
  2. Smell badly and offensively
    "The building stinks of smoke";
    - reek, hum [Brit]

See also: bad, ill-smelling, malodorous, malodourous [Brit, Cdn, non-standard], minging [Brit], pongy [Brit], stink up, stinky, unpleasant-smelling, whiffy [Brit]

Type of: be, smell

Encyclopedia: Stinking