raise a stink raise a stink

Definition(s):

  • (v) take strong and forceful action, as to object or express discontent

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Usage(s):

  • In plant after plant one of us would complain, 'Philip Murray or William Green would sure raise a stink about these conditions.

News

  • Vice magazine's suicide fashion spread is the lamest form of satire

    From time to time, somebody, somewhere is going to raise a stink about a pair of boobies and an airbrushed ass shot. They may hold a protest outside of a strip club or burn copies of Playboy or launch a boycott of Abercrombie & Fitch. more…
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Charleston City Paper

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