- Smelling very unpleasant: leaking taps and malodorous drainsMore example sentences
foul-smelling, evil-smelling, fetid, smelly, stinking, stinking to high heaven, reeking, reeky, pungent, acrid, rank, high, putrid, noxious; West Indian fresh• informal stinkyNorth American • informal funky
- The eating of garlic is well known for causing a particularly pungent malodorous breath that can have unpleasant social consequences.
- He wondered if perhaps something was in the rubbish bin in the kitchen that was malodorous but it didn't quite have that kind of smell.
- Levitt determined definitively the most malodorous component of the human flatus: hydrogen sulfide.