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OTHER WORDS FROM stinkingstink·ing·ly, adverbstink·ing·ness, noun
Words nearby stinking
Definition for stinking (2 of 2)
verb (used without object), stank or, often, stunk; stunk; stink·ing.
verb (used with object), stank or, often, stunk; stunk; stink·ing.
Origin of stink
OTHER WORDS FROM stinkout·stink, verb (used with object), out·stank or, often, out·stunk; out·stunk; out·stink·ing.
Example sentences from the Web for stinking
And “stinking rich” is the smell of zero carbon emissions at eco-friendly tech company campuses.Up To a Point: Robber Barons Make Way For Robber Nerds|P. J. O’Rourke|August 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Now those are destroyed, too, and the animals are strewn about, bloating and stinking, as if in a tableau of “Guernica.”
But the language about public schools and cricket bewildered audiences and Frank Rich gave it a stinking review.Bring ‘Another Country’ to Broadway: Why a Hit British Classic Needs Its New York Moment|Tom Teodorczuk|June 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
She goes on to dismiss “stinking romanticism” as sick, akin to “boils & blisters & warts.”
And Alfonso goes, "Badges, we don't need no stinking badges" and starts shooting at them.Mel Brooks’s 11 Favorite Movie Scenes: ‘Psycho’ to ‘Some Like It Hot’|Mel Brooks|May 20, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Their memories harbour them like a stinking suit of old clothes.The Tree of Heaven|May Sinclair
For the men of the crew, it was all in the day's work; stinking, sweating, perilous toil.The Sea Bride|Ben Ames Williams
Now, no doctor, I take it, likes to have his potions called "stinking stuff."Left on Labrador|Charles Asbury Stephens
Old Stubbs calls the May-pole a "stinking idol," and says it was brought home with "great veneration," hence his malediction.Traditions, Superstitions and Folk-lore|Charles Hardwick
A few days later, when Juan and his mother are eating their breakfast, Juan smells a stinking odor.Filipino Popular Tales|Dean S. Fansler
British Dictionary definitions for stinking (1 of 2)
Derived forms of stinkingstinkingly, adverbstinkingness, noun
British Dictionary definitions for stinking (2 of 2)
verb stinks, stinking, stank, stunk or stunk (mainly intr)
Word Origin for stink
Idioms and Phrases with stinking
In addition to the idiom beginning with stink
- stink to high heaven
- big stink
- make a stink
- smell (stink) up