[ adjective ] offensively malodorous


"a putrid smell"

Used in print

(J. W. C. Hagstrom et al., "Debilitating muscular...)

The small_intestine and colon contained approximately 300 cc. of foul-smelling , sanguineous material , and the mucosa throughout was hyperemic and mottled green brown .

(Bruce Palmer, "My Brother's Keeper", Many Are...)

Why had he crossed the dark water , to bring_back a group of reclaimed soldiers or to skulk in a foul-smelling hole ?

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