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  • adv. In a stinking way.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adv. In a stinking manner; with an offensive smell.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In a stinking manner; disgustingly; with an offensive smell.

Etymologies

stinking +‎ -ly (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Newt Gingrich: his rise in the polls followed his stinkingly awesome so they say debate performance last Monday, which was perfectly timed.

    South Carolina Republican debate – as it happened

  • Karen's second case is that of the missing grandson of the local laird and stinkingly rich magnate Broderick Grant.

    Book review

  • Reading stories like that jus reassures me that I am going to be stinkingly rich like that one day and spend that much on ma daughter's wedding ...

    Here and there

  • The dark hair was parted down the middle and slicked with a stinkingly sweet pomade that at once brought back the memory of a dark Paris street and the curve of thin, cruel lips beneath a mask.

    Dragonfly in Amber

  • Fair enough, if the horse ran stinkingly badly I would acknowledge my mistake and do a salutary spot of grovelling.

    Bonecrack

  • Not mildly inebriated, as he often was, but good and stinkingly drunk.

    Murder Can Be Fun

  • He was only silly, O God, dear God, only stinkingly silly.

    The Fashion in Shrouds

  • A Pox upon 'em, they went out like the Snuff of a Candle, stinkingly and blinkingly.

    The Roundheads: or, The Good Old Cause

  • _ A Pox upon 'em, they went out like the Snuff of a Candle, stinkingly and blinkingly.

    The Works of Aphra Behn, Volume I

  • And when it goes, the stinkingly unpleasant humid scorchers should soon also abate here in Southern Ontario.

    Progressive Bloggers

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