mephitic mephitic


  • (adj) of noxious stench from atmospheric pollution


  1. ROPE'S ENDGenteel and mephitic murder.
  2. A bristling compendium of social evils, he is dirty, mephitic, bigoted, violent, treacherous.
  3. At the car's center a small potbellied stove gave off insufficient heat, and mephitic fumes.


  • Washington Post TV columnist Tom Shales describes cable TV's panelists as "a mephitic menagerie of hotheads, saber rattlers, cretins and crackpots."
    on Jul 6, 2010 By: Tom Shales Source: Idaho Mountain Express and Guide

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