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English definition of “putrid”

putrid

adjective uk   /ˈpjuː.trɪd/ us  

putrid adjective (DECAYED)

decayed and having an unpleasant smell: the putrid body of a dead fox What's that putrid smell?

putrid adjective (UNPLEASANT)

informal very unpleasant or ugly: a dress in a putrid shade of yellow
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