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1Having a strong or unpleasant smell.‘stinky cheese’‘a stinky, sweaty room’
- ‘Leaky pipes and the occasional blockage provides some diverting fun for the rest of the family as they watch Dad struggle with the stinky mess.’
- ‘A group of villagers have gone online to protest at a stinky turkey farm.’
- ‘I struggle to breathe without getting his stinky breath inhaled.’
- ‘We drove around in a cramped, stinky van.’
- ‘For years, people afflicted with the itchy skin condition used stinky coal-tar derivatives to alleviate their symptoms.’
- 1.1Very disagreeable and unpleasant.‘he went to his stinky job year after year’‘a real stinky situation’
- ‘They point to signs of life in some of the bombed-out corners of markets, and banks finally finding buyers for some of their stinkiest assets.’
- ‘There may be some stinky skeleton lurking in his past.’
- ‘It's a bit of a stinky ballad that I briefly had a soft spot for, but I can't really get behind a song which advocates not lying to someone just because they are beautiful.’
- ‘Healthy and progressive organizations make change easier than stinky evil organizations do.’
- ‘The same suggestions were made in the original film and the stinky sequel.’
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