Learn English Irregular Verbs - Stink

stink /stɪŋk/

  • 1 have a strong unpleasant smell:

    His feet stink!
    The bungalows stank to high heaven (=stank very much).
    The driver's breath stank of alcohol.

  • 2 (spoken) to be extremely bad, unfair, unpleasant, dishonest etc:

    I think most of her ideas stink.
    Don't eat there - the food stinks!
    He stinks as an actor but he is very handsome and charming, so he's offered lots of movie roles.

Past simple

  • stank

  • stunk

Past participle

  • stunk

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