Definition of Malodour

1. Noun. A distinctive odor that is offensively unpleasant.

Exact synonyms: Fetor, Foetor, Malodor, Mephitis, Reek, Stench, Stink
Generic synonyms: Odor, Odour, Olfactory Perception, Olfactory Sensation, Smell
Specialized synonyms: Niff, Pong
Derivative terms: Mephitic, Reek, Stink, Stinky



Definition of Malodour

1. Noun. (alternative spelling of malodor) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Malodour

1. malodor [n -S] - See also: malodor

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Malodour

malnourished
malnourishment
malnutrition
malnutritional
malnutritions
malo
malobservation
malobservations
malocclusion
malocclusions
malodor
malodorous
malodorously
malodorousness
malodors
malodour (current term)
malodourous
malodours
maloik
malolactic
malolactic fermentation
malonaldehyde
malonamidase
malonate
malonate semialdehyde
malonate semialdehyde decarboxylase
malonates
malondialdehyde
malonic
malonic acid

Literary usage of Malodour

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1. A Bed of Roses by Walter Lionel George (1919)
"Then the cab turned a corner and, with the suddenness of a stage effect, it carried its burden into the haunts of darkness and malodour. ..."

2. History of Friedrich II. of Prussia, Called Frederick the Great: Called by Thomas Carlyle (1873)
"... after the endurance of much malodour, in mere zero to you and to every one, even to the rotting-bodies themselves :—is there any wise Editor that would ..."

3. History of Friedrich II, of Prussia: Called Frederick the Great by Thomas Carlyle (1900)
"Putrid fermentation,' ending, after the endurance of much malodour, in mere zero to you and to every one, even to the rotting- bodies themselves:—is there ..."

4. History of Friedrich II of Prussia, Called Frederick the Great by Thomas Carlyle (1865)
"... choke-pots, and'infinitudes of malodour instantaneously developed on Lefebvre, — which mean withal, "You will have to begin again, Monsieur! ..."

5. The Century Dictionary: An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language by William Dwight Whitney (1890)
"Malnutrition of muscles is a factor which ought not to be forgotten. Sei. Amer., N. 8., LXI. 100. malodor, malodour (mal-ô'dor), ». ..."

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