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ˈfɛt ɪd, ˈfi tɪdfetid

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. fetid, foetid, foul, foul-smelling, funky, noisome, smelly, stinking, ill-scentedadjective

    offensively malodorous

    "a foul odor"; "the kitchen smelled really funky"

Wiktionary

  1. fetidnoun

    The foul-smelling assafoetida plant, or its extracts.

    Etymology: From the Latin adjective, fetidus (often incorrectly foetidus, giving rise to the variant spelling), originally feteo.

  2. fetidadjective

    Foul-smelling, Stinking.

    I caught the fetid odor of dirty socks.

    Etymology: From the Latin adjective, fetidus (often incorrectly foetidus, giving rise to the variant spelling), originally feteo.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Fetidadjective

    having an offensive smell; stinking

    Etymology: [L. fetidus, foetidus, fr. fetere, foetere, to have an ill smell, to stink: cf. F. ftide.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Fetid

    fē′tid, or fet′id, adj. stinking: having a strong offensive odour.—ns. Fē′tidness, Fē′tor, Fœ′tor. [L. fœtidusfœtēre, to stink.]

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of fetid in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of fetid in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

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