v. & n.
—v. (past stank or stunk; past part. stunk)
1 intr. emit a strong offensive smell.
2 tr. (often foll. by out) fill (a place) with a stink.
3 tr. (foll. by out etc.) drive (a person) out etc. by a stink.
4 intr. colloq. be or seem very unpleasant, contemptible, or scandalous.
5 intr. (foll. by of) colloq. have plenty of (esp. money).
1 a strong or offensive smell; a stench.
2 colloq. a row or fuss (the affair caused quite a stink).
Phrases and idioms:
like stink colloq. intensely; extremely hard or fast etc. (working like stink). stink bomb a device emitting a stink when exploded.
Etymology: OE stincan ult. f. WG: cf. STENCH

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