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Origin of stink

First recorded before 900; (verb) Middle English stinken, Old English stincan; (noun) Middle English, derivative of the verb; cognate with German stinken (verb); cf. stench

OTHER WORDS FROM stink

outstink, verb (used with object), out·stank or, often, out·stunk; out·stunk; out·stink·ing.
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British Dictionary definitions for stink

stink
/ (stɪŋk) /

noun
verb stinks, stinking, stank, stunk or stunk (mainly intr)
See also stink out

Word Origin for stink

Old English stincan; related to Old Saxon stinkan, German stinken, Old Norse stökkva to burst; see stench
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Other Idioms and Phrases with stink

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