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Sunday, September 05, 2004

Definitions for malodorous

  1. Having a bad odor.

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Citations for malodorous
Working inside this tomb means coming to terms with rock falls, malodorous dust and faulty electrical supplies. John Ray, New York Times
But people were accustomed to the odors of chamber pots and outdoor privies and to the stench of manure on city streets as well as in the country. Even the most refined could scarcely have been squeamish about malodorous garbage. Susan Strasser, Waste and Want
Origin of malodorous
1840-1850
Malodorous is from Latin mal-, "bad" + odorus, from odor, "smell."