stink-v; 2 Senses

Sense Number 1: Be extremely bad in quality or performance, from the point of view of someone perceiving it.

This term paper really stinks!
Her boyfriend stinks as a human being.
My life stinks right now.

VerbNet: NM
FrameNet: Appearance
PropBank: stink.01
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1

Sense Number 2: (Cause to) smell bad.

Commentary: Includes: STINK OUT, STINK UP

The building stinks of smoke.
Ralph always stinks the place up with his horrid body odor.
Animal remains from a recent fire stunk out the concert area.
John stunk out the car.

VerbNet: smell_emission-43.3
FrameNet: Chemical-sense_description
PropBank: stink.01
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 2
WordNet Verb Particle Constructions, Multiword Expressions:
stink_up 1
stink_out 1