Definition of malodour in English:

malodour

noun

  • A very unpleasant smell.

    ‘in most cases, the malodour is obvious to the sufferer’
    • ‘This fragrance was specially formulated to neutralize malodors, that commonly plague our pets.’
    • ‘Can we observe differences in our psychophysiological response to malodours and pleasant smells?’
    • ‘If someone smells bad, you'll have to decide whether he can control his malodour.’
    • ‘Good oral hygiene can prevent periodontal disease and oral malodour (halitosis).’
    • ‘If the malodour is due to systemic diseases like pharyngitis or bronchitis the concerned specialist should treat it.’
    • ‘The most common cause of oral malodour is anaerobic bacteria and fungi as the major contributors.’
    • ‘It can be sprayed directly onto a surface for extreme malodors, or diluted with water and sprayed.’
    • ‘We can detect malodours if we smell dental floss or woodsticks that have been used to clean between our teeth.’
    • ‘This gas may give rise to malodour, although it is not considered harmful in the concentrations being released.’
    • ‘It is therefore imperative that the procedures for the abatement of malodours are very effective.’
    • ‘This penetrating vapor controls and eliminates malodors from smoke, humidity, food and biological odors.’
    • ‘Especially effective in rest rooms, garbage cans, dumpsters, anywhere malodors are a problem.’
    • ‘Oral malodour (foetor oris) predominantly originates from the tongue coating, gingival crevice, and periodontal pockets.’
    • ‘This one carton of refills is all you need to control malodors and fragrance a room with clean fresh scents.’
    • ‘Patients’ persistent complaints about malodour are often ignored by dental clinicians.’
    • ‘He looked scared to death, and his breath gave off an unknown malodor.’
    • ‘With proper monitoring, care and attention, malodours will quickly become a thing of the past.’
    • ‘Obvious malodour is not perceived by others although the patient stubbornly complains of its existence.’
    • ‘Dentures are another important cause of oral malodour, particularly if they are worn overnight.’
    • ‘The larger sample size was used if the level of malodor observed in the headspace of the sample was low.’
    smell, scent, aroma, perfume, fragrance, bouquet, savour, nose, tang, essence, redolence
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Pronunciation

malodour

/malˈəʊdə/