Definition Stink

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Definition

to stink: to smell bad, to have an unpleasant odor
verb
To stink is also used, in a figurative sense in familiar language:

This movie stinks! This is a very bad film!
This idea stinks! This is a terrible idea!

"Stink" is the name of Bruno Delavigne's dog.

This is an irregular verb:
I stink / I stank or stunk / I have stunk

(This situation) stinks!: (This situation) sucks, is really bad!
idiom
Pronunciation examples
UK: The whole house stunk of bacon.
US: Stink is the cutest dog in San Fransisco, but sometimes he stinks.

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