Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: stench
IPA transcription: [st'ɛntʃ]
noun meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: malodor, malodour, stench, stink, reek, fetor, foetor, mephitis
    Meaning: a distinctive odor that is offensively unpleasant
Usage examples
  • The stench was terrible and greatly troubled the health of the land.
  • They gave us possession of their largest hut, in which they had been roasting a sea-cow, and the stench was intolerable.
  • Of a sudden, and all at once, there came wafted over the ocean from the strange vessel (which was now close upon us) a smell, a stench, such as the whole world has no name for--no conception of--hellish--utterly suffocating--insufferable, inconceivable.
  • Nay, further, his privy-member was putrefied, and produced worms; and when he sat upright, he had a difficulty of breathing, which was very loathsome, on account of the stench of his breath, and the quickness of its returns; he had also convulsions in all parts of his body, which increased his strength to an insufferable degree.