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Definition 1: having an unpleasant smell - [adjective denoting all]

Synonyms for stinky in the sense of this definition

(stinky is similar to ...) smelling like bilge water

(stinky is similar to ...) giving off a strong unpleasant smell

(stinky is similar to ...) having an offensive rancid odor

(stinky is similar to ...) having the putrid odor of decaying organic matter

(stinky is similar to ...) emitting an odor

"odorous salt pork and weevily hardtack"

(stinky is similar to ...) (British informal) malodorous

(stinky is similar to ...) of noxious stench from atmospheric pollution

(stinky is similar to ...) (used of the smell of meat) smelling spoiled or tainted

(stinky is similar to ...) stale and unclean smelling

(stinky is similar to ...) offensively malodorous

"a foul odor" "the kitchen smelled really funky"

(stinky is similar to ...) smelling of fermentation or staleness

Definition 2: very bad - [adjective satellite denoting all]

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

  • a lousy play
  • it's a stinking world

Synonyms for stinky in the sense of this definition

(stinky is similar to ...) having undesirable or negative qualities

"a bad report card" "his sloppy appearance made a bad impression" "a bad little boy" "clothes in bad shape" "a bad cut" "bad luck" "the news was very bad" "the reviews were bad" "the pay is bad" "it was a bad light for reading" "the movie was a bad choice"

(stinky is used in the usage domain ...) a colloquial expression; characteristic of spoken or written communication that seeks to imitate informal speech

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