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Definition 1: a distinctive odor that is offensively unpleasant - [noun denoting cognition]

Synonyms for stink in the sense of this definition

(stink is a kind of ...) the sensation that results when olfactory receptors in the nose are stimulated by particular chemicals in gaseous form

"she loved the smell of roses"

(... is a kind of stink ) an unpleasant smell

Definition 2: smell badly and offensively - [verb of perception]

Samples where stink or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The building reeks of smoke

Synonyms for stink in the sense of this definition

(stink is a kind of ...) smell bad

"He rarely washes, and he smells"

Definition 3: be extremely bad in quality or in one's performance - [verb of stative]

Samples where stink or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • This term paper stinks!

(stink is a kind of ...) have the quality of being; (copula, used with an adjective or a predicate noun)

"John is rich" "This is not a good answer"

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