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Definition of "ill-smelling" [ill-smelling]

  • Having an unpleasant smell (adjective)

WordNet. Princeton University. 2010.

Use "ill-smelling" in a sentence
  • "Bask-Wah-Wan, hobbling fearfully in advance, proud indeed, yet awed by her wonderful son, led him to her igloo and stowed him away among the greasy, ill-smelling furs."
  • "It was a dark ill-smelling hole, but he ordered King into it and the Pathan after him on guard, after first seeing the women pile all their loads inside."
  • "Lazrus took them through one small warehouse-sized room and into a warren of ill-smelling hallways lined with pipes and painted the universal olive green of bad adventure movies from the dawn of the corporate age."