Definition of stench noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    stench

     noun
    noun
    NAmE//stɛntʃ//
     
    [singular]
     
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  1. 1a strong, very unpleasant smell synonym reek
  2. 2 an overpowering stench of rotting fish
  3. 3(figurative) The stench of treachery hung in the air.
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