Synonyms for stinky

Synonyms for (adj) stinky

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

Synonyms: icky, rotten, shitty, crappy, stinking, stinky, lousy

Definition: very bad

Usage: a lousy play; it's a stinking world

Similar words: bad

Definition: having undesirable or negative qualities

Usage: 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

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