Synonyms for malodorous

Synonyms for (adjective) malodorous

Synonyms: unpleasant-smelling, stinky, ill-smelling, malodorous, malodourous

Definition: having an unpleasant smell

Similar words: bilgy

Definition: smelling like bilge water


Similar words: ill-scented, stinking, noisome, foetid, foul, foul-smelling, fetid, funky, smelly

Definition: offensively malodorous

Usage: a foul odor; the kitchen smelled really funky


Similar words: musty, frowsty, fusty

Definition: stale and unclean smelling


Similar words: gamey, gamy, high

Definition: (used of the smell of meat) smelling spoiled or tainted


Similar words: mephitic, miasmic

Definition: of noxious stench from atmospheric pollution


Similar words: niffy

Definition: (British informal) malodorous


Similar words: odoriferous, odorous

Definition: emitting an odor

Usage: odorous salt pork and weevily hardtack


Similar words: putrid-smelling

Definition: having the putrid odor of decaying organic matter


Similar words: rank-smelling

Definition: having an offensive rancid odor


Similar words: reeking

Definition: giving off a strong unpleasant smell


Similar words: rancid, sour

Definition: smelling of fermentation or staleness