/stɪŋk / (say stingk)

verb (i) (stank or stunk, stinking)
1. to emit a strong offensive smell.
2. to be in extremely bad repute or disfavour.
3. Colloquial to be very inferior in quality.
4. a strong offensive smell; stench.
5. Colloquial a commotion; fuss; scandal: kick up a stink.
6. Angling a rag smelling strongly of dead fish, dragged over the sands of a beach when attempting to catch beachworms.
7. play stink finger, Colloquial (taboo) to engage in erotic play of the fingers with the female genitals.
8. stink in someone's nostrils, to offend someone; be unacceptable to someone.
9. stink of,
a. to smell strongly and offensively of.
b. Colloquial to have a large quantity of (something, especially money).
10. stink out,
a. to cause to stink.
b. to repel, drive out, etc., by an offensive smell.
{Middle English; Old English stincan; related to stench}

Australian English dictionary. 2014.


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