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malodorous Line breaks: mal|odor|ous
Pronunciation: /malˈəʊd(ə)rəs/

Definition of malodorous in English:


Smelling very unpleasant: leaking taps and malodorous drains
More example sentences
  • 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.
West Indian  fresh
informal stinky
British informal niffing, niffy, pongy, whiffy, humming
North American informal funky
literary noisome, mephitic

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