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British English: /stɪŋk/
American English: /stɪŋk/

Translation of stink in French:


  • 1 (stench) the stink of death/of rotten fish
    l'odeur de mort/de poisson pourri
    there's an awful stink in here!
    ça pue ici!
  • 2
    (row) there'll be a (hell of a) stink over this!
    ça va faire un esclandre or du grabuge (informal)!
    to kick up ou cause a stink about something
    causer un esclandre à propos de quelque chose

intransitive verb prét stank pp stunk

  • 1 (smell) to stink of petrol/garlic
    puer l'essence/l'ail
    the room is filthy—it stinks
    la pièce est sale—ça pue (là-dedans)
  • 2
    [figurative] (reek) See examples: to stink of corruption/injustice
    sentir la corruption/l'injustice à plein nez
    the city stank of war/death
    la ville puait la guerre/la mort
    the contract stinks!
    le contrat pue (informal)!
    we don't want your justice—it stinks!
    on s'en fout (informal) de votre justice—elle pue (informal)!

Phrasal verbs

stink out

stink [something] out, stink out [something]
(room, house)

stink up

(American English)
stink [something] up, stink up [something]

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