Examples of putrid in a Sentence
a putrid shade of green
the putrid remains of a dead raccoon on the side of the highway
Recent Examples of putrid from the Web
His peripherals scream the putrid ERA (5.30) and WHIP (1.44) are for real.
To Animal Control which, despite our having called twice over two weeks ago, has still not picked up a dead and putrid raccoon carcass at the curbside in our neighborhood.
For the fourth time in less than two years, the Garden is awaiting the putrid bloom of the titan arum – two plants named Java and Sumatra, after islands in their native Indonesia, that are now in their bloom cycle and could soon open.
Purifying — and testing — water, no matter how putrid to begin with, isn’t weird science.
The Gators will utilize a run-heavy attack against the putrid Razorbacks run defense and hold on for a narrow victory.
Unlike Ole Miss, Auburn will be able to expose Arkansas’s putrid run defense.
After hitting a putrid .156 to start his minor league career, he's gone 9-for-20 at the dish, raising his batting average to a respectable (for a guy who hasn't played baseball since high school) .246.
One fruit, the durian, emits such a putrid smell that it has been banned in some hotels, the display says.
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Synonym Discussion of putrid
PUTRID Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of putrid for English Language Learners
: decayed with usually a very bad or disgusting smell
: very ugly, bad, or unpleasant
PUTRID Defined for Kids
Medical Definition of putrid
1: being in a state of putrefaction
2: of, relating to, or characteristic of putrefaction a putrid odor
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