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Meaning of FETID

Pronunciation:  'fetid

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  offensively malodorous; "a putrid smell"
 

FETID is a 5 letter word that starts with F.

 

 Synonyms: foetid, foul, foul-smelling, funky, malodorous, noisome, putrid, smelly, stinking
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Fet"id\ (? or ?; 277), a. [L. fetidus, foetidus, fr.
fetere, foetere, to have an ill smell, to stink: cf. F.
f['e]tide.]
Having an offensive smell; stinking.

      Most putrefactions . . . smell either fetid or moldy.
                                               --Bacon.

 
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