Definition of malodorous
1 : having a bad odor a malodorous mixture of chemicals
2 : highly improper malodorous practices and chicanery in high financial places — New Republic
Examples of malodorous in a Sentence
the cellar will need to be cleared of several malodorous, maggot-infested piles of garbage
Recent Examples of malodorous from the Web
And most of the complaints concerned the malodorous scent the chew emitted.
No one wants to be assaulted by a skunk’s malodorous secretions—if even the adorable acrobat regales you with a handstand first.
That gave me a good chance to look over the malodorous sheaf of shredder-fodder produced by the House of Representatives as an alternative to the Affordable Care Act.
Standing behind the truck when the plate returned to its resting place, I was engulfed in a mighty whoosh of warm, malodorous air.
The students began their work last summer as Michigan officials insisted that Flint’s malodorous, discolored water was safe.
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MALODOROUS Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of malodorous for English Language Learners
: having a bad smell
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