Definitions

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  • adjective Alternative form of malodorous.

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  • adjective having an unpleasant smell

Etymologies

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malodour +‎ -ous

Examples

  • If I was being nasty I would have called him a malodourous turd who I hoped got breast cancer and died in horrible pain after it spread to his bones.

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  • Lady Grace managed a few spoonfuls, but then, disliking the taste, pushed the malodourous mess away.

    Sharpe's Trafalgar

  • One clump came up, roots, earth and all, adding a new high to the malodourous air.

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  • Evidently it was a low quarter of the town and a malodourous quarter, for the canals, spanned by picturesque and high-arched bridges, were everywhere, and at this summer season the water in them was low, rotten, and almost stirless.

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  • Harry and Hermione meet the untalkative and disgustingly malodourous Bathilda Bagshot.

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  • Especially when she comes in (just when you've cleaned up) and shakes malodourous grit and hairs all over the carpets.

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  • Transit where you must walk to a stop, wait for a vehicle, ride it while it starts and stops, possibly having to stand or sit in a cramped seat next to a malodourous neighbour?

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  • 2. I agree this has a rather malodourous tinge to it.

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  • "And you will stay there until I can abide your malodourous presence again.

    Sharpe's Trafalgar

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