Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Pertaining to effluvia; containing effiuvia.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Belonging to effluvia.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Of or pertaining to effluvia.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Whining doesn't really offer itself up as a convincing branding strategy; and the political justification for journalism, namely the vital constitutional role of the media in American democracy, sounds both sanctimonious and pretentious -- simply reminding people of the effluvial stench of journalism's sins instead of the grandeur of its triumphs.

    Time For A Slow-Word Movement

  • Though the restrooms themselves exist, they are not enshrined in a single place, in a sort of effluvial Cooperstown.

    Halls of Fame for the Obliviously Obscure

  • And you have been outed yourself, by the various comments in reply to your odious effluvial self-serving waffle.

    Disgraceful Times. Where will it all end? (Times Story update)

  • And you have been outed yourself, by the various comments in reply to your odious effluvial self-serving waffle.

    Archive 2009-06-01

  • For example, the effluvial theory of static electricy is an empirically successful theory whose central unobservable terms have been replaced by later theories.

    Balkinization

  • It was an intimate affair – well, about as intimate as you can get with the girth of my family – and the best speeches belonged to Kent, Jordana's grandmother, and a delightfully effluvial Mac Rogers.

    pentultimatrimonial

  • It was an intimate affair – well, about as intimate as you can get with the girth of my family – and the best speeches belonged to Kent, Jordana's grandmother, and a delightfully effluvial Mac Rogers.

    pentultimatrimonial

  • For a second or two the material clung to the rotting flesh beneath, then it pulled free to billow a fresh gust of effluvial stench into the church.

    Sharpe's Devil

  • For a second or two the material clung to the rotting flesh beneath, then it pulled free to billow a fresh gust of effluvial stench into the church.

    Sharpe's Devil

  • No sooner had the turkey entered a colored canyon in southeastern Idaho, however, a place where the sandstone appeared to be painted with lavender eye shadow and pomegranate lip balms, than the latent frankincense of Jezebel filled the turkey like an effluvial stuffing and ...

    Skinny Legs and All

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