Definition of stinking adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈstɪŋkɪŋ//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈstɪŋkɪŋ//
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  1. 1having a very strong, unpleasant smell I was pushed into a filthy, stinking room. The black, stinking water was covered with scum. The floor was stinking and wet.
  2. 2[only before noun] (informal, especially British English) very bad or unpleasant I've got a stinking cold.
  3. 3[only before noun] (British English, informal) showing a lot of anger I wrote them a stinking letter to complain.
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