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MALODOROUS

 Dictionary entry overview: What does malodorous mean? 

MALODOROUS (adjective)
  The adjective MALODOROUS has 1 sense:

1. having an unpleasant smell

  Familiarity information: MALODOROUS used as an adjective is very rare.


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MALODOROUS (adjective)


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Meaning:

Having an unpleasant smell

Synonyms:

ill-smelling; malodorous; malodourous; stinky; unpeasant-smelling

Similar:

bilgy (smelling like bilge water)

reeking (giving off a strong unpleasant smell)

rank-smelling (having an offensive rancid odor)

putrid-smelling (having the putrid odor of decaying organic matter)

odoriferous; odorous (emitting an odor)

niffy ((British informal) malodorous)

mephitic; miasmic (of noxious stench from atmospheric pollution)

gamey; gamy; high ((used of the smell of meat) smelling spoiled or tainted)

frowsty; fusty; musty (stale and unclean smelling)

fetid; foetid; foul; foul-smelling; funky; ill-scented; noisome; smelly; stinking (offensively malodorous)

rancid; sour (smelling of fermentation or staleness)

Antonym:

fragrant (pleasant-smelling)


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