American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Having a bad odor; foul.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Having a bad or offensive odor, either literally or figuratively: as, a malodorous reputation.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. Offensive to the sense of smell; ill-smelling.
- adj. having an unpleasant smell
“** After digestion, the Komodo dragon regurgitates a mass of horns, hair, and teeth known as the gastric pellet, which is covered in malodorous mucus.”
“Abimelech is a name malodorous in Bible history, and yet full of profitable suggestion.”
“The greatest piece of good luck that can befall a Continental village is the discovery, within its limits, of a spring supplying some kind of malodorous water.”
“DETAINING the next president of the United States for three hours in what an eyewitness called a "malodorous" small room at an airport in the provincial Russian city of Perm looks, in retrospect, to have been a pretty bad idea.”
“Michael Behe wrote A malodorous argument for Darwinian evolution.”
“A coarse country filled with malodorous women that sang from the shores.”
“The story starts with the discovery of the body of an elderly man in a malodorous basement.”
“A savory, warming bowlful proves the sumptuous ends justify the malodorous means.”
“Can you smell smoke" I asked, as a new carbon rich malodorous scent began to mask the incumbent smell of over-used cooking oil mixed with mono-sodium glutamate.”
“The recent exposure of the shenanigans of Governor Blagojevic was merely the modest lifting of the lid of a simmering pot of malodorous graft which is utterly endemic to that part of the world.”
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