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Definition of the adjective malodorous

What does malodorous mean as an attribute of a noun?


  1. having an unpleasant smell

Alternative definition of the adjective malodorous


  1. Having a bad odor
  2. [figuratively] Highly improper.


Malodorous is a musical group.

  • album: "Amaranthine Redolence"

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Malodorous

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Google previewThe Oxford Dictionary of American Usage and Style (2000)

by Bryan A. Garner

Malodorous carries even stronger negative connotations <a malodorous bathroom>. Odoriferous, a frequently misused term, has historically had positive connotations in the sense "fragrant" <odoriferous rose gardens>. It shouldn't be used in ...

Google previewThe Hillbilly to English Translation Dictionary (2009)

by Richard Nivens

Malodorous air. 2. An odor is ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Dairy Sciences (2011)

Malodorous chemicals produced as metabolites during the bacterial growth phase are a common cause of acid, malty, fruity, bitter, putrid, and unclean OF in dairy products. Postpasteurization contamination of milk with psychrotrophic bacteria ...

Google previewThe Dictionary of Worthless Words (2012)

3,000 Words to Stop Using Now by Dave Dowling

malodorous stench Redundant.

Google previewPaperback Oxford English Dictionary (2012)

by Oxford Dictionaries,, Maurice Waite

malodorous adj. smelling bad. malpractice n. illegal, corrupt, or careless professional behaviour. malt n. barley or other grain that has been soaked in water, allowed to sprout, and dried, used for brewing or distilling. v. 1 make grain into malt.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Meat Sciences (2004)

by Carrick Devine, M. Dikeman

Malodorous. Compounds. A number of different immunological , chromatographic and colorimetric methods have been developed for measuring the levels of skatole and androstenone in blood or in fat: radioimmunoassays ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Food Microbiology (2014)

by Carl A. Batt

Some members of this family produce volatile sulfides, including H2S and malodorous amines from amino acid metabolism (Table 6). Species ofAcinetobacter and Moraxella usually form a major part of populations of aerobic spoilage bacteria ...

Google previewChambers Universal Learners' Dictionary

malodorous [mal'oudaras] adj (formal or liter) foul-smelling: a malodorous pile of rubbish; That chemical is rather malodorous. malpractice [mal'praktis] ncu (formal) (an act of) behaving improperly and ...

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Malodorous Meaning

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Scrabble value of M3A1L1O1D2O1R1O1U1S1

The value of this 10-letter word is 13 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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