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verb [intransitive] informal British English pronunciation: stink /stɪŋk/ 
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present tense
present participlestinking
past tensestank or stunk
past participlestunk
  1. 1
    to smell very unpleasant

    This cheese stinks!

    stink of:

    The kitchen stank of smoke.

    it stinks:

    It really stinks in here.

  2. 2
    to be bad or dishonest

    The whole justice system stinks.

    stink of:

    The deal stank of corruption.

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