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Synonyms for stinking
ˈstɪŋ kɪŋstink·ing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. icky, crappy, lousy, rotten, shitty, stinking, stinkyadjective

    very bad

    "a lousy play"; "it's a stinking world"

    Synonyms:
    noisome, icky, lousy, malodorous, filthy, smelly, crappy, fetid, ill-smelling, malodourous, ill-scented, foetid, foul, rotten, unpleasant-smelling, stinky, decayed, dirty, rotted, gooey, shitty, foul-smelling, funky

    Antonyms:
    good, fragrant

  2. fetid, foetid, foul, foul-smelling, funky, noisome, smelly, stinking, ill-scentedadjective

    offensively malodorous

    "a foul odor"; "the kitchen smelled really funky"

    Synonyms:
    filthy, noisome, fetid, nauseous, revolting, nauseating, marked-up, foul, lousy, repellent, sickening, dirty, distasteful, offensive, cruddy, ill-scented, foetid, vile, low-down, disgustful, crappy, disgusting, afoul(ip), smelly, cheating(a), rotten, foul-smelling, loathsome, icky, wicked, yucky, unsportsmanlike, skanky, nasty, unsporting, funky, smutty, stinky, repelling, loathly, shitty, fouled, queasy, repellant

    Antonyms:
    good, fragrant

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. stinkingadjective

    Synonyms:
    fetid, malodorous, offensive, noisome, ill-smelling

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "stinking":

    stinky, smelly, stink, dirty

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Words popularity by usage frequency

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#6274offensive
#7683nasty
#8459wicked
#9379funky
#9718foul
#10218rotten
#19359filthy
#20709crappy
#21931disgusting
#24941lousy
#27379vile
#28442stink
#28746repellent
#30005smelly
#31592shitty
#34771stinky
#42658fouled
#45047stinking
#48458sickening
#49780gooey
#52885decayed
#55025icky
#56411distasteful
#58305revolting
#62396repellant
#65966loathsome
#72813rotted
#77749yucky
#80214repelling
#81217nauseous
#83921skanky
#86575queasy
#94915nauseating
#104208unsportsmanlike
#116654fetid
#140999smutty
#160064cruddy
#190598unsporting
#195362malodorous
#227568noisome

How to use stinking in a sentence?

  1. Wayne Tinkle:

    The points in the paint — they just manhandled us in the second half, it is a battle to play these guys for 40 minutes. They're so stinking athletic in transition. I think they're one of the top teams in the country.

  2. Theodore Dreiser, quoting an unnamed newspaper editor:

    Life is a God-damned, stinking, treacherous game and nine hundred and ninety-nine men out of a thousand are bastards.

  3. Kim Forrest:

    The whole sector had low expectations coming into earnings and for good reasons, the stock market was stinking up the place and analysts assumed consumers were too.

  4. Quentin Crisp:

    Euphemisms are not, as many young people think, useless verbiage for that which can and should be said bluntly; they are like secret agents on a delicate mission, they must airily pass by a stinking mess with barely so much as a nod of the head, make their point of constructive criticism and continue on in calm forbearance. Euphemisms are unpleasant truths wearing diplomatic cologne.

  5. Orrin Hatch:

    I come from the poor people. And I’ve been working my whole stinking career for people who don’t have a chance. And I really resent anybody saying I’m just doing this for the rich.


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