What does stench mean?

Definitions for stench
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. malodor, malodour, stench, stink, reek, fetor, foetor, mephitis(noun)

    a distinctive odor that is offensively unpleasant

Wiktionary

  1. stench(Noun)

    a strong foul smell, a stink

  2. stench(Noun)

    metaphorically, a foul quality

Webster Dictionary

  1. Stench(verb)

    to stanch

    Etymology: [AS. stencan to emit a smell, fr. stincan to smell. See Stench, n.]

  2. Stench(verb)

    a smell; an odor

    Etymology: [AS. stencan to emit a smell, fr. stincan to smell. See Stench, n.]

  3. Stench(verb)

    an ill smell; an offensive odor; a stink

    Etymology: [AS. stencan to emit a smell, fr. stincan to smell. See Stench, n.]

  4. Stench(noun)

    to cause to emit a disagreeable odor; to cause to stink

    Etymology: [AS. stencan to emit a smell, fr. stincan to smell. See Stench, n.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Stench

    stensh, n. stink: a strong bad odour or smell.—adj. Stench′y. [A.S. stenc; Ger. stank.]

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How to say stench in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of stench in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of stench in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of stench in a Sentence

  1. Ken Padowitz:

    Bruce and Shawn Chait are the stench in this courtroom, and I know I'm not the only one who smelled it," Padowitz said.

  2. Chief Seattle:

    The air is precious to the red man, for all things share the same breath-the beast, the tree, the man, they all share the same breath. The white man does not seem to notice the air he breathes. Like a man dying for many days, he is numb to the stench.

  3. Mohammad Rafiq:

    If Modi ever cared for Muslims he could come to see how we have learned to live with the stench from the landfill. His disrespect for Muslims defines my political choice.

  4. Campbell Shipping Dhadwal:

    I could smell a stench ... the vomit, the urination on deck, the whole ship was filthy. ... Everything was dumped on board including the life jackets. We had to get the ship clean and fumigated and get health checks for the crew and replenish the ship.

  5. Abu Ahmad:

    We don't dare come out of our houses, there is death everywhere, the stench of death, of destruction. It's terrifying.

Images & Illustrations of stench

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