Synonyms for rancid

Synonyms for (adjective) rancid

Synonyms: rancid, sour

Definition: smelling of fermentation or staleness

Similar words: unpleasant-smelling, stinky, ill-smelling, malodorous, malodourous

Definition: having an unpleasant smell


Synonyms: rancid

Definition: (used of decomposing oils or fats) having a rank smell or taste usually due to a chemical change or decomposition

Usage: rancid butter; rancid bacon

Similar words: stale

Definition: lacking freshness, palatability, or showing deterioration from age

Usage: stale bread; the beer was stale