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3 definitions found
 for Putrid
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  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 matter; as, putrid flesh. See
        Putrefaction.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     2. Indicating or proceeding from a decayed state of animal or
        vegetable matter; as, a putrid smell.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     Putrid fever (Med.), typhus fever; -- so called from the
        decomposing and offensive state of the discharges and
        diseased textures of the body.
  
     Putrid sore throat (Med.), a gangrenous inflammation of the
        fauces and pharynx.
        [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  putrid
      adj 1: of or relating to or attended by putrefaction; "putrid
             decomposition"
      2: in an advanced state of decomposition and having a foul odor;
         "horrible like raw and putrid flesh"- Somerset Maugham
      3: morally corrupt or evil; "the putrid atmosphere of the court"

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  122 Moby Thesaurus words for "putrid":
     bad, bad-smelling, barfy, bum, cankered, carious, cheesy, corrupt,
     crappy, creepy, crummy, decayed, decaying, decomposed, decomposing,
     degenerate, depraved, dirty, disgusting, fecal, feculent,
     festering, fetid, filthy, flagitious, flyblown, foul, frowsty,
     frowy, frowzy, fulsome, funky, fusty, gamy, gangrened, gangrenous,
     gloppy, godawful, gone bad, goshawful, graveolent, grim, gunky,
     hairy, high, icky, ill-smelling, maggoty, malodorous, mephitic,
     miasmal, miasmic, mildewed, mildewy, moldy, mortified, mouldy,
     mucky, musty, nasty, nauseating, necrosed, necrotic, nefarious,
     nidorous, noisome, noxious, odious, odorous, offensive, olid,
     ordurous, peccant, perverse, puky, punk, putrefied, putrescent,
     rancid, rank, reasty, reasy, reechy, reeking, reeky, repulsive,
     rotten, rotting, scabby, scummy, scurfy, shitty, slabby, slimy,
     sloppy, sloshy, sludgy, slushy, smellful, smelling, smelly,
     sphacelated, spoiled, spoilt, sposhy, stenchy, stinking, stinky,
     strong, stuffy, sulfurous, suppurating, suppurative, tainted,
     ulcerated, unhealthy, vicious, vile, villainous, vomity, wormy,
     yecchy
  
  

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