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verb [intransitive] informal stink pronunciation in British English /stɪŋk/
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present tense
I/you/we/theystink
he/she/itstinks
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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