HyperDic: malodorous

English > 1 sense of the word malodorous:
ADJECTIVEallmalodorous, malodourous, unpleasant-smelling, ill-smelling, stinkyhaving an unpleasant smell
English > malodorous: 1 sense > adjective 1
MeaningHaving an unpleasant smell.
Synonymsmalodourous, unpleasant-smelling, ill-smelling, stinky
NarrowerbilgySmelling like bilge water
fetid, foetid, foul, foul-smelling, funky, noisome, smelly, stinking, ill-scentedoffensively malodorous
fusty, musty, frowstyStale and unclean smelling
gamey, gamy, high(used of the smell of meat) smelling spoiled or tainted
miasmic, mephiticOf noxious stench from atmospheric pollution
niffy(British informal) malodorous
odoriferous, odorousemitting an odor
putrid-smellingHaving the putrid odor of decaying organic matter
rank-smellingHaving an offensive rancid odor
reekinggiving off a strong unpleasant smell
sour, rancidSmelling of fermentation or staleness
Oppositefragrantpleasant-smelling
Spanishfétido, hediondo, maloliente
Nounsmalodorousnessthe attribute of having a strong offensive smell

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