Associations to the word «Stench»


STENCH, noun. A strong foul smell, a stink
STENCH, noun. (figurative) a foul quality
STENCH, noun. (obsolete) A smell or odour, not necessarily bad.
STENCH, verb. (obsolete) To cause to emit a disagreeable odour; to cause to stink.
STENCH, verb. To stanch.
STENCH TRAP, noun. A device to prevent foul air from rising from the openings of sewers, drains, etc.
STENCH TRAPS, noun. Plural of stench trap

Dictionary definition

STENCH, noun. A distinctive odor that is offensively unpleasant.

Wise words

In words, as fashions, the same rule will hold; Alike fantastic, if too new, or old: Be not the first by whom the new are tried, Nor yet the last to lay the old aside.
Alexander Pope