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noun 
  1. A strong bad smell.
  2. (informal) A complaint or objection.
If you don't make a stink about the problem, nothing will be done.
  1. (in plural stinks; slang) Chemistry (as a subject taught in school)
  2. (slang) (New Zeland) A failure or unfortunate event.
The concert was stink.
Translations: 
  • Dutch: stank
  • French: puanteur , mauvaise odeur
  • German: Gestank
    (trans-mid)
  • Italian: puzza
  • Spanish: tufo
verb (stinks, stinking, stank, stunk)
  1. (intransitive) To have a strong bad smell.
  2. (intransitive) (informal) To be greatly inferior; to perform badly.
That movie stinks. I didn't even stay for the end.
  1. (intransitive) To give an impression of dishonesty or untruth.
Something stinks about the politician's excuses.
Translations: 
  • Dutch: stinken
  • French: puer
  • German: stinken
    (trans-mid)
  • Italian: puzzare
Etymology: Old English stincan


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