There are 2 translations of stink in Spanish:


Pronunciation: /stɪŋk/



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There are 2 translations of stink in Spanish:


vi (past stank or , stunk past p, stunk)

  • 1.1 (smell badly) [person/place/breath] apestar to stink of sth apestar a algo his breath stank of alcohol el aliento le apestaba a alcohol they stink of money [colloquial/familiar] están forrados (de dinero) [familiar/colloquial], están podridos en plata or (Esp) podridos de dinero [familiar/colloquial]
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    • What a sad, sad sight to see him there in his white apron, stinking from the smell of salami.
    • My room stank from the smell of tar today, thanks to the re-paving of the road outside my courtyard.
    • To explore the hole you needed a very long ladder and a strong constitution: it stank and was crawling with rats.
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    • ‘I caught the first fifteen minutes of Absolute Power and thought it stunk, but I wouldn't want to clog this thread up with a post about why,’ he said in the Extras thread.
    • ‘I'd rather you told me I stunk,’ I said, ‘than tell me I lost the job because of my race.’
    • The success of Angela's Ashes spawned a spate of memoirs-by-nobody-in-particular, most of which, frankly, stunk.
    1.2 (be very bad) [colloquial/familiar] the whole business stinks todo el asunto da asco the acting and dialogue stink la actuación y el diálogo son un bodrio [familiar/colloquial] the idea stinks es una pésima idea
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    • You had a fire in your garden that was stinking my house out.
    • The RSPCA have done their best for the poor chap, but things just aren't looking too good, and it appears we'll have a dead whale stinking the place up for the New Year.
    • Okay, so you could buy a mackerel for a £1 these days but who wants to stink the entire house out for a week?
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    • He was the front runner, and the whole affair stank of the worst kind of partisan hackery.
    • The whole thing stank of a setup and police impropriety.
    • The whole Diana story stinks of lies and deception.
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    • The place still stinks of money - and not just the old double-barrelled wealth traditionally associated with the club.
    • ‘A Day Like Today’ signals the fact his follow up reeks with polish and immaculate production values, stinking of money and thoughtfulness in all the right places.
    • The office carried the stink of money and power.

Phrasal verbs

stink out

v + o + adv, v + adv + o
1.1 [drive out] hacer* salir (usando bombas fétidas etc) 1.2 (BrE) stink up

stink up

(AmE) v + o + adv, v + adv + o
[house/room] (hacer*) apestar, dejar hediondo

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