Definition of stinky in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈstiNGkē/

adjective (stinkier, stinkiest)

1Having a strong or unpleasant smell: stinky cheese a stinky, sweaty room
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  • I struggle to breathe without getting his stinky breath inhaled.
  • A group of villagers have gone online to protest at a stinky turkey farm.
  • For years, people afflicted with the itchy skin condition used stinky coal-tar derivatives to alleviate their symptoms.
1.1Very disagreeable and unpleasant: he went to his stinky job year after year a real stinky situation
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  • The same suggestions were made in the original film and the stinky sequel.
  • They point to signs of life in some of the bombed-out corners of markets, and banks finally finding buyers for some of their stinkiest assets.
  • There may be some stinky skeleton lurking in his past.

Words that rhyme with stinky

dinky, Helsinki, inky, Kinki, kinky, minke, pinkie, pinky, slinky, stotinki

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Syllabification: stink·y

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