Synonyms for Fetid:


all (adjective)
foul, foul-smelling, smelly, noisome, funky, foetid, stinking.
dirty (adjective)
fetid (adjective)
odorous, stinking, smelly, reeking, sulfurous, putrid, rank, malodorous, Effluvial, miasmic.
foul, rancid (adjective)
mephitic, rank, putrid, offensive, reeking, stinking, noisome, icky, smelly, malodorous.
foul-smelling (adjective)
odorous (adjective)
unclean (adjective)
foul, sordid, insalubrious, murky, festering, crummy, putrid, slovenly, offensive, dingy, odious, dirty, scatological, grungy, squalid, muddy, mucky, defiled, unsanitary, smutty, toxic, disgusting, obscene, septic, untidy, shabby, sloppy, unclean, grimy, filthy, unhygenic, grubby, dusty, icky, scruffy, infectious, impure.


acrid, high, frowzy. mephitic, Smells, Reeky. fetid (noun)
foul-smelling, funky, noisome, smelly, foul, stinking, foetid, malodorous, putrid.

Other synonyms:

Reeky. frowzy, mephitic. high. Other relevant words:
mephitic, high, foul-smelling, foetid, noisome, Reeky, funky, frowzy.

Usage examples for fetid

  1. She vanished into one of the gaping vestibules, and, in her rear, he climbed a dark and fetid staircase, whose steps were half- broken and so slippery, on account of the vegetable parings strewn over them, that he had to avail himself of the greasy rope by which the inmates hoisted themselves upwards. – Paris From the "Three Cities" by Emile Zola
  2. Perhaps one of the most fetid of fungi is Thelephora palmata. – Fungi: Their Nature and Uses by Mordecai Cubitt Cooke
  3. As soon as they crept into the darkness, a strong, fetid musty smell, mingled with a horrible scent of decay, made the air pungent and choking. – Jack Haydon's Quest by John Finnemore