They have putrid California grapes for eyes, puffed-out cheeks of spoiled plums, sweltered eggplant lips.
The instant she'd opened him up, she detected the putrid, pungent smell of booze as it breaks down in the body.
In the latest CBS/NYT poll, the GOP had a putrid 31 percent approval rating, its lowest ever recorded.
early 15c., from Latin putridus, from putrere "to rot," from putris "rotten, crumbling," related to putere "to stink," from PIE root *pu- "to rot, stink" (see pus). First in reference to putrid fever, an old name for typhus (also known in Middle English as putrida). Related: Putrification.
putrid pu·trid (pyōō'trĭd)
Decomposed; foul-smelling; rotten.
Proceeding from, relating to, or exhibiting putrefaction.