GRAMMAR


The past simple and the past participle of stink

Conjugation of the verb stink:

Base Form/Infinitive without 'to':

stink

Past Simple:

stank

Past Partciple:

stunk

Present Partciple:

stinking

Third Person Singular:

stinks

Definition:

1. To have a strong bad smell.
2. To be greatly inferior; to perform badly.
3. To be extremely unpleasant, dishonest, or scandalous.

Example(s):

1. The room stinks like a sewer.
2. This movie really stinks.
3. Something stinks about his attitude.

Similar verbs

The irregular verbs in the table below have the same pattern as stink. They are:

- Verbs with the 'i-a-u' pattern.
- Verbs like 'begin, began, begun'.

Verb Simple past Past Participle
begin began begun
drink drank drunk
ring rang rung
run ran run
shrink shrank shrunk
sing sang sung
sink sank sunk
spring sprang sprung
stink stank stunk
swim swam swum