What is another word for unpleasant-smelling?

5 synonyms found


[ ʌnplˈɛzəntsmˈɛlɪŋ], [ ʌnplˈɛzəntsmˈɛlɪŋ], [ ʌ_n_p_l_ˈɛ_z_ə_n_t_s_m_ˈɛ_l_ɪ_ŋ]

When describing things with an odor that is not so pleasing to the nose, you don't have to stick with the usual term "unpleasant-smelling". There is a range of synonyms to convey the same idea. Some of them include malodorous, pungent, foul-smelling, noxious, offensive, repulsive, stinky, acrid, and rank, just to name a few. Each of these synonyms describes an odor that creates an uneasy or unpleasant experience to those around it. Use these words in your writing, conversation and descriptions to elevate your language and paint a vivid picture in someone else's mind.

Synonyms for Unpleasant-smelling:

How to use "Unpleasant-smelling" in context?

There are many unpleasant-smelling things out there. From rotten eggs to garbage, these odors can be very unpleasant to encounter. Here are some of the most unpleasant-smelling things out there.

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