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English definition of “stinking”

stinking

adjective (BAD)    /ˈstɪŋ.kɪŋ/ informal
describes something that is very unpleasant or bad : I hate this stinking job ! She had a stinking cold and felt very sorry for herself.Serious and unpleasantNot attractive to look atInformal words for bad
(Definition of stinking adjective (BAD) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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