toggle menu
menu
vocabulary
1000+ books
Go to Book

fetid
used in Moby Dick

only 1 use
(click/touch triangles for details)
Definition
having a bad odor
  • The fetid closeness of the air, and a famishing diet, united perhaps to some fears of ultimate retribution, had constrained them to surrender at discretion.
    Chapters 52-54 — The Albatross; The Gam; The Town-Ho's Story (68% in)

There are no more uses of "fetid" in Moby Dick.

Typical Usage  (best examples)
Dictionary / pronunciation — Google®Dictionary list — Onelook.com®