Synonyms of stink in English:

stink


See definition of stink

verb

1‘his clothes stank of sweat’

SYNONYMS

reek, smell bad, smell disgusting, smell foul, smell to high heaven, stink to high heaven, give off a bad smell

2‘the whole idea stinks’

SYNONYMS

be very unpleasant, be abhorrent, be despicable, be contemptible, be disgusting, be vile, be foul

North American suck

3‘the whole affair stinks of a set-up’

SYNONYMS

strongly suggest, have all the hallmarks of, smack of, give the impression of

reek of, smell of


noun

1‘the stink of the place hit me as I went in’

SYNONYMS

stench, reek, foul smell, bad smell, fetidness, effluvium, malodour, malodorousness, miasma

British informal pong, niff, hum

Scottish informal guff

British rhyming slang pen and ink

North American informal funk

rare fetor, mephitis, noisomeness

2‘she kicked up a tremendous stink’

SYNONYMS

fuss, commotion, rumpus, ruckus, trouble, outcry, uproar, brouhaha, furore

song and dance, to-do, carry-on, hoo-ha

British row, kerfuffle

North American foofaraw