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Synonyms for rancid
ˈræn sɪd

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. rancid(adj)

    (used of decomposing oils or fats) having a rank smell or taste usually due to a chemical change or decomposition

    "rancid butter"; "rancid bacon"

    Synonyms:
    sour

    Antonyms:
    fragrant, fresh

  2. sour, rancid(adj)

    smelling of fermentation or staleness

    Synonyms:
    off-key, sullen, off, glowering, morose, dour, dark, false, moody, sour, turned, saturnine, glum

    Antonyms:
    fragrant, fresh

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. rancid

    Synonyms:
    sour, tainted, rank, olid, reasty, frowzy, fetid, musty

    Antonyms:
    sweet, pure, untainted, fresh, fragrant

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. rancid(a.)

    Synonyms:
    rank, fetid, musty, fusty, FROWZY, strong-smelling

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. rancid(a)

    Synonyms:
    musty, tainted, rank, frowzy

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    rance

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How to use rancid in a sentence?

  1. Gianluca Foa:

    The monks had the idea to use alcohol as a base in the perfume, instead of the then prevalent olive oil or vinegar, which left a rancid smell later.


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