putrid: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (py'trid), [key]
— adj.
  1. in a state of foul decay or decomposition, as animal or vegetable matter; rotten.
  2. of, pertaining to, or attended by putrefaction.
  3. having the odor of decaying flesh.
  4. thoroughly corrupt, depraved, or evil.
  5. of very low quality; rotten.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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