• WordNet 3.6
    • n malodor a distinctive odor that is offensively unpleasant
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n malodor An offensive odor.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n malodor An offensive odor; a stench.
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In literature:

But when ulcers are formed, the secretions from the nose take on a purulent somewhat malodorous character.
"Prof. Koch's Method to Cure Tuberculosis Popularly Treated" by Max Birnbaum
But the malodorous city of the Hooghly will probably ever be the seat of Britain's rule.
"East of Suez" by Frederic Courtland Penfield
At last we came to Albano's little wine-shop, a dark, evil, malodorous place on the street level of a five-story, alleged "new-law" tenement.
"Masterpieces of Mystery In Four Volumes" by Various
Hard, dirty, malodorous work it was, but he kept at it steadily, his purpose always in view.
"The Doomsman" by Van Tassel Sutphen
He had a fatal conviction that his services would not be wanted in malodorous places.
"Dr. Sevier" by George W. Cable
There is only one thing more malodorous than a tannery, and that is a burning tannery.
"The Monk of Hambleton" by Armstrong Livingston
It is not worth while to rehearse the malodorous details of that singular affair.
"A History of Witchcraft in England from 1558 to 1718" by Wallace Notestein
A cloud of malodorous smoke so lowered the ceiling that one involuntarily stooped to avoid contact with it.
"The Case and Exceptions" by Frederick Trevor Hill
Is there any town nuisance, such as soft coal smoke or malodorous factories?
"The Complete Club Book for Women" by Caroline French Benton
Cage no lion, not to cage a lion is not dirty, it is not even merciless, it is not malodorous, it is not virtue.
"Geography and Plays" by Gertrude Stein

In news:

THERE'S something malodorous about the thought of the Arizona Diamondbacks trading Randy Johnson to the Yankees, the Mets or anyone else.
I've spent the last couple of week's trying to clean up cabbage 's malodorous profile.
Kim Jong Un may be trying to overturn part of his father's malodorous legacy.
The forests and mountains up and down the Cascades, cloaked in mist and mystery, could harbor Sasquatch, a reclusive creature noted for coarse fur, malodorous scent and, oh yeah, oversized feet.
Restroom malodor is sign of bigger problem.
The malodorous marauder stalking downtown Columbus could be gone as early as November.
Not that Republicans haven't exploded their share of stink bombs in recent years, but the week ending Dec 12, 2008, was especially malodorous for Democrats.
A malodorous scalp sounds SciFi strange, but in reality, it's quite common, according to New York City dermatologist Jules Abadi.
For facility managers, an educated approach to malodorous intervention is the best approach.
In a city that celebrates glitz and glamour, one of the most popular destinations is a malodorous pool of goo.