Definition of putrid:
noisome, fetid, foul-smelling, foul, nasty, despicable, bad, foetid, putrified, purulent, rotten, high, rancid, taste, sickening, infected, smelly, festering, frowzy, repulsive, pussy, revolting, spoiled, vile, appalling, septic, funky, decomposed, Rotten, stinking, corrupt, addled, fusty, decayed, moldy, better, acrid, horrible, putrefied, dreadful, musty, malodorous, thrive, corrupted, detestable.
- fetid (part of speech: adjective)
unclean (part of speech: adjective)
Her men servants were sometimes flogged there; and so exceedingly offensive has been the putrid flesh of their lacerated backs, for days after the infliction, that they would be kept out of the house- the smell arising from their wounds being too horrible to be endured.- "The Anti-Slavery Examiner, Omnibus", American Anti-Slavery Society.
To say nothing of those vile wretches who seem to spring out of such calamities as putrid matter breeds vermin, and who use them as opportunities for plunder, there were a good many people to be dealt with of a lighter shade of demoralization,- people who had really suffered, and whose daily work had been unavoidably stopped, but to whom idleness was so pleasant, and the fame of their misfortunes so gratifying, that they preferred to scramble on in dismantled homes, on the alms extracted by their woes, to setting about such labor as would place them in comfort.- "Jan of the Windmill", Juliana Horatia Ewing.
The temples and other places frequented by pilgrims are filthy hotbeds of disease, and the water they drink from the holy wells is absolutely putrid, so that the odor can be detected a considerable distance.- "Modern India", William Eleroy Curtis.