having the putrid odor of decaying organic matter
Similar to: ↑malodorous, ↑malodourous, ↑unpleasant-smelling, ↑ill-smelling, ↑stinky

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  • putrid — [pyo͞o′trid] adj. [Fr putride < L putridus < putrere: see PUTRESCENT] 1. decomposed; rotten and foul smelling 2. causing, showing, or proceeding from decay 3. morally corrupt; depraved 4. Informal very disagreeable or unpleasant putridity n …   English World dictionary

  • putrid — Synonyms and related words: bad, bad smelling, barfy, bum, cankered, carious, cheesy, corrupt, crappy, creepy, crummy, decayed, decaying, decomposed, decomposing, degenerate, depraved, dirty, disgusting, fecal, feculent, festering, fetid, filthy …   Moby Thesaurus

  • putrid — pu|trid [ pjutrıd ] adjective 1. ) FORMAL decaying and smelling very bad 2. ) INFORMAL very unpleasant: a putrid yellow color …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • putrid — UK [ˈpjuːtrɪd] / US [ˈpjutrɪd] adjective 1) formal decaying and smelling very bad 2) informal very unpleasant a putrid yellow colour …   English dictionary

  • putrid — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. decomposed, decayed, rank, foul, rotten, corrupt. See uncleanness, badness. II (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. corrupt, putrified, decayed; see rotten 1 . III (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) a. rotten,… …   English dictionary for students

  • putrid — [ˈpjuːtrɪd] adj formal decaying and smelling very bad …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • ill-smelling — adjective having an unpleasant smell • Syn: ↑malodorous, ↑malodourous, ↑unpleasant smelling, ↑stinky • Ant: ↑fragrant (for: ↑malodorous) …   Useful english dictionary

  • unpleasant-smelling — adjective having an unpleasant smell • Syn: ↑malodorous, ↑malodourous, ↑ill smelling, ↑stinky • Ant: ↑fragrant (for: ↑malodorous) …   Useful english dictionary

  • foul-smelling — adj. emitting an unpleasasnt odor. Syn: fetid, foul, funky, noisome, smelly, putrid, stinking. [WordNet 1.5 +PJC] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • ill-smelling — adj smelly, stinky, stinking, reeking, fetid, mephitic; foul, malodorous, rank, rancid, rotten; putrid, miasmic, noisome; sickening, Sl. sick making, nauseous; musty, moldy, fusty, sour; stale, stuffy, close …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

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