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1. stink

verb. ['ˈstɪŋk'] be extremely bad in quality or in one's performance.

Antonyms

  • differ

Etymology

  • stincan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Words that Rhyme with Stink

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Example sentences of the word stink


1. Noun, singular or mass
While it might seem the same, your cat reserves his special stink for the spray.

2. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
However, the bad news is they definitely live up to their name: They stink.

3. Verb, base form
Make sure you immediately dispose of the vacuum bag as it is likely to stink.

Quotes containing the word stink


1. HarlemWhat happens to a dream deferred?Does it dry up like a raisin in the sun? Or fester like a sore-- And then run? Does it stink like rotten meat? Or crust and sugar over-- like a syrupy sweet?Maybe it just sags like a heavy load.Or does it explode?
- Langston Hughes, The Collected Poems

2. The job of the writer is to take a close and uncomfortable look at the world they inhabit, the world we all inhabit, and the job of the novel is to make the corpse stink.
- Walter Mosley

3. But just because you love something, I added to myself, doesn't mean you'll ever be great. Not if you don't work. Most people stink at the things they love.
- Amy Chua, Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother

2. stink

noun. ['ˈstɪŋk'] a distinctive odor that is offensively unpleasant.

Synonyms

  • mephitis
  • olfactory perception
  • reek
  • malodor
  • niff
  • pong
  • odour
  • foetor
  • smell
  • fetor
  • stench
  • odor
  • malodour

Antonyms

  • odorless
  • odorous
  • suffer
  • converge

Etymology

  • stincan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

3. stink

verb. ['ˈstɪŋk'] smell badly and offensively.

Synonyms

  • smell

Antonyms

  • agree
  • change

Etymology

  • stincan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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