HyperDic: rancid

English > 2 senses of the word rancid:
ADJECTIVEallrancid(used of decomposing oils or fats) having a rank smell or taste usually due to a chemical change or decomposition
allrancid, soursmelling of fermentation or staleness
rancid > pronunciation
Soundsrae'nsihd
Rhymesabbreviated ... wrongheaded: 610 rhymes with ihd...
English > rancid: 2 senses > adjective 1
Meaning(used of decomposing oils or fats) having a rank smell or taste usually due to a chemical change or decomposition.
Examples
  • "rancid butter"
  • "rancid bacon"
BroaderstaleLacking freshness, palatability, or showing deterioration from age
Spanishrancio
Catalanranci
Nounsrancidnessthe property of being rancid / rancid
English > rancid: 2 senses > adjective 2
MeaningSmelling of fermentation or staleness.
Synonymsour
Broadermalodorous, malodourous, unpleasant-smelling, ill-smelling, stinkyHaving an unpleasant smell
Spanishacre, agrio, rancio
Catalanagre, ranci
Nounsranciditythe state of being rancid
rancidnessthe property of being rancid / rancid

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