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MAKE A STINK

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does make a stink mean? 

MAKE A STINK (verb)
  The verb MAKE A STINK has 1 sense:

1. take strong and forceful action, as to object or express discontent

  Familiarity information: MAKE A STINK used as a verb is very rare.


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MAKE A STINK (verb)


Sense 1make a stink [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Take strong and forceful action, as to object or express discontent

Classified under:

Verbs of telling, asking, ordering, singing

Synonyms:

make a stink; raise hell

Context example:

She raised hell when she found out that she wold not be hired again

Hypernyms (to "make a stink" is one way to...):

object (express or raise an objection or protest or criticism or express dissent)

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s


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