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stink /stiɳk/
  • danh từ
    • mùi hôi thối
    • (số nhiều) (từ lóng) hoá học; tự nhiên học
    • to raise a stink
      • (từ Mỹ,nghĩa Mỹ), (từ lóng) bới thối ra, làm toáng lên
  • nội động từ stank, stunk; stunk
    • bốc mùi thối, bay mùi thối, thối
    • tởm, kinh tởm
    • (từ lóng) tồi, (thuộc) loại kém
    • ngoại động từ
      • ((thường) + up) làm thối um
      • (từ lóng) nhận thấy, trông thấy, ngửu thấy
        • he can stink it a kilometer off: xa một không kilômet nó cũng nhận ra điều đó
      • to stink out
        • làm bốc hơi thối để đuổi (ai) ra; đuổi (ai) ra bằng hơi thối
      • to stink of money
        • (từ lóng) giàu sụ
    Concise Dictionary
    +a distinctive odor that is offensively unpleasant
    +be extremely bad in quality or in one's performance
    +smell badly and offensively

    Advanced English Dictionary
    verb, noun
    + verb (stank ) or (stunk, stunk) [V] ~ (of sth) (informal)
    1 to have a strong, unpleasant smell: Her breath stank of garlic. + It stinks of smoke in here.
    2 to seem very bad, unpleasant or dishonest: The whole business stank of corruption. + 'What do you think of the idea?' 'I think it stinks.'
    Phrasal Verbs: stink sth<->out to fill a place with a strong, unpleasant smell: She stinks out the whole house with her incense and candles.
    + noun (informal)
    1 [C, usually sing.] a very unpleasant smell: the stink of sweat and urine
    2 [sing.] a lot of trouble and anger about sth: The whole business caused quite a stink. + We'll kick up a stink (= complain a lot and cause trouble) if they try to close the school down.
    Collocation Dictionary

    1 very unpleasant smell


    acrid, overpowering




    ~ of
    the acrid stink of cordite

    2 very strong complaint about sth




    cause, kick up, make, raise
    The parents of the pupils say they'll kick up a stink if the school roof isn't repaired before the winter.

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