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"stinking" in British English

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stinkingadjective

uk   us   /ˈstɪŋ.kɪŋ/ informal
  • stinking adjective (SMELL)

having a very ​unpleasantsmell: a ​pile of stinking ​rottenfood
(Definition of stinking from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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stinkingadjective

 us   /ˈstɪŋ·kɪŋ/
  • stinking adjective (VERY BAD)

infml extremelybad or ​unpleasant: I ​hate this stinking ​job!
  • stinking adjective (SMELLING BAD)

having a very ​unpleasantsmell : Houses were ​built along stinking ​drainageditches.
(Definition of stinking from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “stinking”
in Chinese (Simplified) 气味, 发出恶臭的,散发难闻气味的…
in Chinese (Traditional) 氣味, 發出惡臭的,散發難聞氣味的…
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