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stink

verb [I]  us   /stɪŋk/ (past tense stank  /stæŋk/ or stunk  /stʌŋk/ , past participle stunk  /stʌŋk/ ) infml

stink verb [I] (SMELL)

to smell very unpleasant: [I] Your feet stink.

stink verb [I] (BE BAD)

to be extremely bad or unpleasant: The music scene here stinks.
Phrasal verbs

stink

noun  us   /stɪŋk/

stink noun (BAD REACTION)

[U] infml a negative reaction from a group of people or from the public: City employees are raising a stink over the plan.

stink noun (BAD SMELL)

[C] a very unpleasant smell: I can’t stand the stink of rotten meat.
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