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sting king

  • v  be extremely bad in quality or in one's performance
  • v  smell badly and offensively
  • s  very bad
    it's a stinking world
  • s  offensively malodorous

  • A 17th Century English proverb posed it thus: "Does ever any man cry stinking fish to be sold?" "Stinking fish" is a phrase much heard in Britain these days.
  • The Potomac reaches the nation's capital as a pleasant stream, and leaves it stinking from the 240 million gallons of wastes that are flushed into it daily.
  • One of the Governors, Vermont Democrat Philip Hoff, called Romney's statement "outrageous, kind of stinking," adding: "Either he's a most naive man or he lacks judgment.

  • John McCain in CNN
    It is a serious error on the part of Sen. Obama that shows naiveté and inexperience and lack of judgment to say that he wants to sit down across the table from an individual who leads a country who says that Israel is a stinking corpse,...
  • Ned Yost in USA Today
    He accomplished a no-hitter and wasn't given what he deserved. That should have been a no-hitter,Yost said. "That's a stinking no-hitter we all got cheated from. I feel horrible for CC."
  • Tony La Russa in Boston Globe
    I don't think we're stinking up the joint,said La Russa. "But we're better than some of the pitches and plays and swings we've had."

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