from The Century Dictionary.

  • Having a stench or offensive smell.

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

  • adjective obsolete Having a stench.

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

  • adjective Having a stench or foul odour, malodorous.


from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

From Middle English stenchi ("malodorous"), equivalent to stench +‎ -y. More at stench, -y.


  • Sure enough, there was another pile of stenchy twigs, grass ands leaves with another feather right in the center.

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  • Now that is some spectacular rot right there my friends - that is some of the most squalid, stenchy, worm-ridden Elvis-Vegas rot you will ever see.

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  • Dingo – my daughter came home from school wailing about her stenchy books, but she did have the presence of mind to joke about her “scented” poster presentation.

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  • I have a copy of the book in front of me now and the evil is just oozing out of it, slimey and stenchy. hang on, page 42, kephali 3E 'and the Red Imps shall rise out of the patrick moraz of the third division of hell to wreck defeat in the second layer of hell, so spake Yoni Phallus III (Notting Hill)'

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  • For a moment the room swam out of focus, and she could hear voices murmuring in the stenchy air of the hut-the voices of those she called "the unseen friends."

    Wizard and Glass

  • Captain Sulu came forward out of the stenchy smoke.


  • Captain Sulu came forward out of the stenchy smoke.


  • Captain Sulu came forward out of the stenchy smoke.


  • Fracto's ugly puss was laughing and spitting out broken bits of wind and cloud that drifted in stenchy colors.

    Harpy Thyme

  • Their splashing footfalls echoed briefly as they passed the intersecting tunnels from which these stenchy breaths blew, and once Jake nearly brained himself on some metal object jutting down from the ceiling.

    The Waste Lands


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