from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Having a bad odor; foul.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Having a bad odor
- adj. Highly improper.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Offensive to the sense of smell; ill-smelling.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Having a bad or offensive odor, either literally or figuratively: as, a malodorous reputation.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. having an unpleasant smell
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** After digestion, the Komodo dragon regurgitates a mass of horns, hair, and teeth known as the gastric pellet, which is covered in malodorous mucus.
Abimelech is a name malodorous in Bible history, and yet full of profitable suggestion.
The greatest piece of good luck that can befall a Continental village is the discovery, within its limits, of a spring supplying some kind of malodorous water.
DETAINING the next president of the United States for three hours in what an eyewitness called a "malodorous" small room at an airport in the provincial Russian city of Perm looks, in retrospect, to have been a pretty bad idea.
Michael Behe wrote A malodorous argument for Darwinian evolution.
A coarse country filled with malodorous women that sang from the shores.
The story starts with the discovery of the body of an elderly man in a malodorous basement.
A savory, warming bowlful proves the sumptuous ends justify the malodorous means.
Can you smell smoke" I asked, as a new carbon rich malodorous scent began to mask the incumbent smell of over-used cooking oil mixed with mono-sodium glutamate."
The recent exposure of the shenanigans of Governor Blagojevic was merely the modest lifting of the lid of a simmering pot of malodorous graft which is utterly endemic to that part of the world.