putrid

  • 1 Putrid — Pu trid, a. [L. putridus, fr. putrere to be rotten, fr. puter, or putris, rotten, fr. putere to stink, to be rotten: cf. F. putride. See {Pus}, {Foul}, a.] 1. Tending to decomposition or decay; decomposed; rotten; said of animal or vegetable… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 putrid — PUTRÍD, Ă, putrizi, de, adj. (livr.) Putred. – Din fr. putride. Trimis de ana zecheru, 13.09.2007. Sursa: DEX 98  PUTRÍD adj. v. descompus, putred, putrezit. Trimis de siveco, 13.09.2007. Sursa: Sinonime  putríd adj …

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  • 3 putrid — early 15c., from L. putridus, from putrere to rot, from putris rotten, crumbling, related to putere to stink, from PIE root *pu to rot, stink (see PUS (Cf. pus)). First in reference to putrid fever, an old name for typhus. Related: Putrification …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 4 Putrīd — (lat.), faulend, faul; putride Fieber, soviel wie Faulfieber; putride Infektion, s. Pyämie …

    Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • 5 Putrid — Putrīd (lat.), faulend, faul; putride Infektion, s. Pyämie …

    Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • 6 putrid — index loathsome, offensive (offending), tainted (contaminated) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 7 putrid — fetid, noisome, stinking, *malodorous, rank, rancid, fusty, musty Analogous words: decomposed, decayed, rotten, putrefied (see DECAY): corrupted, vitiated (see under DEBASE) …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 8 putrid — [adj] rotten, stinking bad, contaminated, corrupt, decayed, decomposed, fetid, foul, high, malodorous, moldered, nidorous, noisome, off, putrefied, rancid, rank, reeking, rotting, smelly, spoiled, strong, tainted, whiffy*; concepts 485,598 Ant.… …

    New thesaurus

  • 9 putrid — ► ADJECTIVE 1) decaying or rotting and emitting a fetid smell. 2) informal very unpleasant. ORIGIN Latin putridus, from putrere to rot …

    English terms dictionary

  • 10 putrid — [pyo͞o′trid] adj. [Fr putride < L putridus < putrere: see PUTRESCENT] 1. decomposed; rotten and foul smelling 2. causing, showing, or proceeding from decay 3. morally corrupt; depraved 4. Informal very disagreeable or unpleasant putridity n …

    English World dictionary

  • 11 putrid — pu|trid [ˈpju:trıd] adj [Date: 1400 1500; : Latin; Origin: putridus, from putrere to have decayed , from puter, putris decayed ] 1.) dead animals, plants etc that are putrid are decaying and smell very bad ▪ the putrid smells from the… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 12 putrid — [[t]pju͟ːtrɪd[/t]] ADJ GRADED Something that is putrid has decayed and smells very unpleasant. [FORMAL] ...a foul, putrid stench. Syn: rotten …

    English dictionary

  • 13 putrid — adjective 1 dead animals, plants, or parts of the body that are putrid are decaying and smell very bad 2 informal very unpleasant: a putrid smell …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 14 putrid — adjective 1 dead animals, plants, or parts of the body that are putrid are decaying and smell very bad 2 informal very unpleasant: a putrid smell …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 15 putrid — mod. alcohol intoxicated. (See also rotten.) □ That guy is stinking drunk. Putrid, in fact. □ They went out last night and got putrid …

    Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • 16 putrid — adjective Etymology: Latin putridus, from putrēre to be rotten, from puter, putris rotten; akin to Latin putēre to stink more at foul Date: 1542 1. a. being in a state of putrefaction ; rotten b. of, relating to, or characteristic of putrefaction …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 17 putrid — 1. In a state of putrefaction. 2. Denoting putrefaction. [L. putridus] * * * pu·trid pyü trəd adj 1) being in a state of putrefaction 2) of, relating to, or characteristic of putrefaction <a putrid odor> …

    Medical dictionary

  • 18 putrid — adj. Putrid is used with these nouns: ↑smell, ↑stench …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 19 putrid — pu|trid [ pjutrıd ] adjective 1. ) FORMAL decaying and smelling very bad 2. ) INFORMAL very unpleasant: a putrid yellow color …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 20 putrid — • rutten, unken, putrid, murken, multnad, förfallen, möglig …

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