Complete Definition of "putrid"

English
Etymology
From the Latin putridus; akin to the Latin putÄre, to stink.

Pronunciation
(US) Pronunciation guide|SAMPA:/"pju.trEd/

Adjective
putrid (comparative more putrid, superlative most putrid)

#rot|Rotting, rotten, being in a state of putrefaction.
#of, relating to, or characteristic of putrefaction, especially having a bad smell, like that of a rotten flesh.
#vile|Vile, disgusting.
#morally corrupt
#totally objectionable

Translations
Finnish: mätä

Synonyms
malodorous

Related terms
putrefaction
putrescent
putrify
putrescence

See also
rotten
foul
odor

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