Meaning of “stink” - Learner’s Dictionary


verb [ I ] us uk /stɪŋk/ past tense stank, also US stunk, past participle stunk

to smell very bad:

The kitchen stinks of fish.
BAD informal

to be very bad and dishonest:

If you ask me, the whole affair stinks.

(Definition of “stink verb” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)