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stink

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of stink

  1. 1 a strong unpleasant smell the stink of burned plastic lingered in the kitchen for days after we accidentally melted a spatula on the stove Synonyms of stink funk, reek, stench Words Related to stink acridness, fetidness, foulness, fustiness, malodorousness, mustiness, odoriferousness, odorousness, rancidity, rankness, staleness; badness, vileness; dirt, dirtiness, filth, filthiness, nastiness; effluvium (also effluvia), emission; odor, redolence, scent, sniff Near Antonyms of stink floweriness, lusciousness, savoriness, spiciness, sweetness; bouquet; ambrosia Antonyms of stink aroma, fragrance, perfume

  2. 2 a feeling or declaration of disapproval or dissent many town residents raised an unholy stink about the proposal to increase taxes yet again Synonyms of stink challenge, complaint, demur, demurral, demurrer, difficulty, exception, expostulation, fuss, kick, protest, question, remonstrance, objectionWords Related to stink compunction, doubt, misgiving, qualm, scruple; misunderstanding; cavil, niggle [chiefly British], quibble; argument, conflict, debate, dispute, dissent, hassle, quarrel, squabble, static; censure, criticism; defiance, disobedience, rebellion; distrust, distrustfulness, dubiety, dubitation [archaic], incertitude, indetermination, misdoubt, mistrust, mistrustfulness, reservation, skepticism, suspicion, uncertainty; qualmishness, unease, uneasiness; reluctance, unwillingnessNear Antonyms of stink willingness; approval, sanction; acceptance, acquiescence, agreement, assent; compliance, obedience


stink

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of stink

  1. 1 to give off an extremely unpleasant smell the dog stinks because she tangled with a skunk again Synonyms of stink reek Words Related to stink exhale, savor (also savour), smell; decay, decompose, rot, spoil; disgust, offend, repulse, revolt

  2. 2 to be objectionable or unsatisfactory their team really stinks this year Synonyms of stink bite [slang], smell, suck [slang] Antonyms of stink rock [slang], rule [slang]



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