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.
“The article appears to consist in whole or in part of a filthy, putrid, or decomposed substance,” noted the official report form.
The Indians place, on the edge of the pit, the putrid body of a mule, so balanced that it will easily fall over.
Cowardice is catching and will run through an army like the putrid fever.'
Burl leaped and laughed aloud as a particularly large lump of putrid fungus narrowly missed the black-and-silver shape below.
Eagerly I seized the putrid meat in my mouth, offering a piece to my companions.
Memory of the ham and the putrid fish I had seen this eighteen-months-old child devour not an hour ago came to my mind.
It seemed to me like putrid animal matter, and peculiarly strong.
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.