One episode, the Christmas one, we all pigged out like crazy and went to see Tron: Legacy right after, and we all stunk horribly.
This moving and fetid rag must have stunk in the nostrils of dainty folks ten yards away.
As for the effluent, it was thick and turbid, and stunk like a dirty brewery.
This they seemed to void in a way of defence, and it stunk worse than assafoetida, or what is commonly called devil's dung.
First the candle burnt down in its socket and stunk: he did not notice it.
It was fishy—it stunk from here to Mars, but Rinehart covered it up fast and clean.
There have been times when the Fraser River stunk with rotten salmon.
We shot a hare however, and a little ugly animal which stunk so intolerably that none of us could go near him.
"The 'fire', if you want to call it that, must have stunk up the place pretty badly," said one of the men dryly.
We were clapped under hatches, and confined in the hold, a noisome close place, lit by a single oil lamp that stunk horribly.
Old English stincan "emit a smell of any kind" (class III strong verb; past tense stonc), from West Germanic *stenkwanan (cf. Old Saxon stincan, Old High German stinkan, Dutch stinken), from the root of stench. Old English swote stincan "to smell sweet," but offensive sense began in Old English and was primary by mid-13c.; smell now tends the same way. Figurative meaning "be offensive" is from early 13c.; meaning "be inept" is recorded from 1924. To stink to high heaven first recorded 1963.
c.1300, from stink (v.). Sense of "extensive fuss" first recorded 1812.
(also big stink) An extensive fuss; huge brouhaha; scandal: ''I never made a big stink about it,'' says Righetti (1812+)