noisome noisome

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) causing or able to cause nausea
  2. (adj) offensively malodorous

Usage(s):

  1. Nearly 100,000 tons of uncollected garbage lay in noisome heaps on sidewalks and in doorways.
  2. So noisome was the process that Artist Saint had to yell for his sons to carry the bubbling hellbroth away.
  3. In 1934 Boss Tom Pendergast, the corrupt Kansas City politico, was looking for a respectable name to sweeten up the noisome Pendergast ticket.

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  • Save democracy

    Speaking of restoration, and democracy, and the Supreme Court, it is terribly important that American democracy be returned to its former healthy state, by undoing the Court's noisome Citizens United decision. Speaking of restoration, and democracy, and the Supreme Court, it is terribly important that American democracy be returned to its former healthy state, by undoing the Court's noisome ...
    on August 29, 2013     Source: Arkansas Times

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