Friday, December 08, 2000
Definitions for fetid
- Having an offensive smell; stinking.
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Citations for fetid
The air was fetid, heavy as the breath of a large animal.
He grew up between the river and the vineyard-covered slopes, between the fetid smell of the tannery and the fine aroma of crushed grapes.
Origin of fetid
Fetid derives from Latin fetidus, from fetere, "to stink."