foul-smelling foul-smelling

Definition(s):

  • (adj) offensively malodorous

Usage(s):

  1. Meanwhile the landfill grows by the day, with the garbage leaking into a nearby mangrove forest, decomposing to release foul-smelling methane, a potent greenhouse gas.
  2. The places we see vary from spotless to foul-smelling.
  3. But freezing produces a foul-smelling discharge that requires wearing a sanitary pad for a few weeks.

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Quotes

  1. When the plans were announced in 2003, Dubai ruler Sheik Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum said: "Money is like water. If you lock it up, it becomes stagnant and foul-smelling, but if you let it flow, it stays fresh."
    on Mar 9, 2008 By: Sheikh Mohammed Source: Orlando Sentinel

  2. "I for my part will not keep quiet while others whose minds have been corrupted by the disease of racism, accuse us the black people as being by virtue of our skin colour lazy, liars, foul-smelling, diseased, corrupt, violent, amoral, sexually...
    on Oct 21, 2004 By: Thabo Mbeki Source: SABC News

  3. Many of Ischia's visitors come for the hot mud treatments and thermal springs - Ross describes "the fanghi, the foul-smelling mud pools in which there are always a handful of stout customers of both sexes wallowing".
    on Jun 22, 2007 By: Alan Ross Source: guardian.co.uk

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