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Definitions for stench
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. malodor, malodour, stench, stink, reek, fetor, foetor, mephitisnoun

    a distinctive odor that is offensively unpleasant

Wiktionary

  1. stenchnoun

    a strong foul smell, a stink

  2. stenchnoun

    metaphorically, a foul quality

Webster Dictionary

  1. Stenchverb

    to stanch

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

  2. Stenchverb

    a smell; an odor

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

  3. Stenchverb

    an ill smell; an offensive odor; a stink

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

  4. Stenchnoun

    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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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. Abu Ahmad:

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

  2. Thomas Merton:

    I am willing to admit that some people might live there for years, or even a lifetime, so protected that they never sense the sweet stench of corruption that is all around them -- the keen, thin scent of decay that pervades everything and accuses with a terrible accusation the superficial youthfulness, the abounding undergraduate noise, that fills those ancient buildings.

  3. Mohammad Rafiq:

    The air is better here. There is no stench. I would have been happier if we lived here.

  4. Jason Conn:

    You deal with it all day. You’re out baiting, trying your best to manage the situation, then come home and just the stench of dead mice, they’re in the roof cavity of your house. If your house is not well sealed, they’re in bed with you. People are getting bitten in bed.

  5. Todd Starnes:

    There was a time when Hollywood and Democrats stood in solidarity with our fighting men and women, folks like Jimmy Stewart and Bob Hope and John Wayne - American heroes. Those days are long gone and our sweet land of liberty has been soiled by the stinking stench of Michael Moore and Howard Dean and their liberal minions.

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