stink up

verb
stank up or stunk up; stunk up; stinking up; stinks up

Definition of stink up

transitive verb

: to cause to stink or be filled with a stench

First Known Use of stink up

1941, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of stink up was in 1941

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“Stink up.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/stink%20up. Accessed 30 Jun. 2022.

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