Examples of putrid in a Sentence
a putrid shade of green
the putrid remains of a dead raccoon on the side of the highway
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In this debate, Emma’s words were a minty fresh breath of common sense from the putrid air of ignorance that prevailed: …according to Clare Phillipson, of Wearside Women in Need.
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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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