Definition of pongy in US English:

pongy

adjective

British
informal
  • See pong

    • ‘Not all herbs smell good - catmint, curry plant, pyrethrum, rue, santolina and tansy are all pretty pongy, ranging from slightly musty to downright disgusting.’
    • ‘At the Silo, Colin Mitchell's ambitious adaptation of Patrick Suskind's novel Perfume, The Scentless Apprentice, conjured up a pongy 18th-century France that was comedic and intriguing.’
    • ‘The Stinking Bishop - probably the most pongy cheese ever to bless these shores - was to be the holy grail.’
    • ‘Jerry's head barely jutted out above the pongy filth.’
    • ‘As in other developments, sewage water from the houses could be used to keep the course up to par, if a little pongy.’

Pronunciation

pongy

/ˈpäNGē/