Stink



verb (used without object), stank or, often stunk; stunk; stinking.
1.
to emit a strong offensive smell.
2.
to be offensive to honesty or propriety; to be in extremely bad repute or disfavor.
3.
Informal. to be disgustingly inferior:
That book stinks.
4.
Slang. to have a large quantity of something (usually followed by of or with):
They stink of money. She stinks with jewelry.
verb (used with object), stank or, often stunk; stunk; stinking.
5.
to cause to stink or be otherwise offensive (often followed by up):
an amateurish performance that really stank up the stage.
noun
6.
a strong offensive smell; stench.
7.
Informal. an unpleasant fuss; scandal:
There was a big stink about his accepting a bribe.
8.
stinks, (used with a singular verb) British Slang. chemistry as a course of study.
Verb phrases
9.
stink out, to repel or drive out by means of a highly offensive smell.
noun
1.
a strong foul smell; stench
2.
(slang) a great deal of trouble (esp in the phrase to make or raise a stink)
3.
like stink, intensely; furiously
verb (mainly intransitive) stinks, stinking, stank, stunk, stunk
4.
to emit a foul smell
5.
(slang) to be thoroughly bad or abhorrent: this town stinks
6.
(informal) to have a very bad reputation: his name stinks
7.
to be of poor quality
8.
(slang) foll by of or with. to have or appear to have an excessive amount (of money)
9.
(informal) (transitive) usually foll by up. to cause to stink
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