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Meaning of "fetor" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD FETOR

From Latin, from fētēre to stink.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF FETOR

fetor  [ˈfiːtə] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF FETOR

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Fetor is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES FETOR MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Fetor

Generally, a foul or unpleasant odor. In medical contexts, fetor refers to an unpleasant odor emanating from an individual. Specific types include: ▪ fetor oris, another term for halitosis ▪ fetor hepaticus ▪ uremic fetor ▪ body odor ▪ rectal fetor...

Definition of fetor in the English dictionary

The definition of fetor in the dictionary is an offensive stale or putrid odour; stench.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH FETOR


akita
əˈkiːtə
beta
ˈbiːtə
defeater
dɪˈfiːtə
dita
ˈdiːtə
eater
ˈiːtə
Eid-ul-Fitr
ˈiːdʊlˌfiːtə
eta
ˈiːtə
foetor
ˈfiːtə
heater
ˈhiːtə
Id-ul-Fitr
ˈiːdʊlˌfiːtə
liter
ˈliːtə
litre
ˈliːtə
Lolita
ˌlɒˈliːtə
margarita
ˌmɑːɡəˈriːtə
meter
ˈmiːtə
partita
pɑːˈtiːtə
peter
ˈpiːtə
tweeter
ˈtwiːtə
vita
ˈviːtə
zeta
ˈziːtə

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE FETOR

fetishistic
fetishistically
fetishization
fetishize
fetlock
fetlock joint
fetlocked
fetologist
fetology
fetoprotein
fetoscope
fetoscopy
fetter
fetter bone
fetterer
fetterless
fetterlock
fetters
fettle
fettler

WORDS THAT END LIKE FETOR

barretor
coproprietor
garage proprietor
nonsecretor
praetor
pretor
propraetor
propretor
proprietor
rhetor
secretor
sole proprietor

Synonyms and antonyms of fetor in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «fetor» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF FETOR

Find out the translation of fetor to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of fetor from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «fetor» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

恶臭
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

fetor
570 millions of speakers

English

fetor
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

गंदगी
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

نتن
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

зловоние
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

fetor
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

দুর্গন্ধ
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

fétide
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Fetor
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

fetor
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

口臭
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

fetor
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Fetor
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

mùi hôi thúi
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

ஃபெடோர்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

मादी
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

fetor
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

fetore
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

fetor
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

сморід
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

fetor
30 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Greek

κακοσμίας
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

fetor
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

fetor
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

fetor
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of fetor

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «FETOR»

The term «fetor» is regularly used and occupies the 90.599 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «FETOR» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about fetor

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «FETOR»

Discover the use of fetor in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to fetor and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Nursing Know-how: Evaluating signs & symptoms
hepaticus. Fetor hepaticus — a distinctive musty, sweet breath odor — characterizes hepatic encephalopathy, a life-threatening complication of severe liver disease. The odor results from the damaged liver's inability to metabolize and detoxify ...
‎2009
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Breath: Causes, Diagnosis and Treatment of Oral Malodor
More specifically, a term for describing oral malodor of intraoral origin is, fetor oris ox fetor ex ore. Fetor oris ox fetor ex ore is derived from the Latin fetor, an offensive odor, and oris, mouth. It is a strong offensive foul breath odor originating  ...
Lee, Sean S, 2009
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Rib the Truth, the Story, the Reality of Women
parents had been letting Fetor stay the night with Harlot around the time I was staying with her. Fetor had been driving down on the weekends I did not show up . Now here is the kicker. One weekend, Harlot called me and told me she was ...
Artorius Rex, 2009
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Fetor Hepaticus
Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online.
Evander Luther, 2012
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Critical Care Nephrology
Patients with advanced uremia may exhibit the fetor of uremia (uremic odor) in addition to uremic stomatitis. The fetor of uremia is an ammoniacal odor, reminiscent of that of stale urine.8 The suggestion has been made that large amounts of ...
Claudio Ronco, Rinaldo Bellomo, John A. Kellum, 2008
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The Flow of Life: Essays on Eastern Indonesia
By adopting the title Fetor for the office that they originally designated as that of Second Regent, the Dutch provided the Rotinese with an ideal basis for the symbolic elaboration of their own title system. Historically, the Second Regent or Fetor ...
James J. Fox, 1980
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The Medico-chirurgical Review and Journal of Medical Science
In each of these cases the entire absence of fetor of the breath was remarked, as was mentioned to have been the case in that which was recorded in the July number. Now, it is worthy of inquiry, why, when fetor is so constantly found to attend ...
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The Medico-chirurgical Review
... an excessive sinking of the spirits, and a discharge from the bowels, composed of a slimy brown substance, floating in a fluid like bloody water, and having a fetor of intolerable offensiveness, mark the irremediable progress the disease has ...
James Johnson, 1824
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Annual Register
As the residuum left in the alembic after distillation, though not alkalescent, is extremely fetid, it is evident that though the alkali may disengage and exalt this fetor, and render it more penetrating, it is not the productive cause os it, because the ...
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Dodsley's Annual Register
As the residuum left in the alembic after distillation, though not alkalescent, is extremely fetid', it is evident that though the alkali may disengage and exalt this fetor, and render it more penetrating', It is not the productive cause of it, because the ...
Edmund Burke, 1768

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «FETOR»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term fetor is used in the context of the following news items.
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My Curious Case: GALT in an infant
An examination showed that he had respiratory distress, peculiar odour to his breath (fetor hepaticus), deep yellow icterus and swelling of the ... «The Indian Express, Jul 15»
2
Remembering Brooklyn's Maspeth Holders, Demolished in 2001
While my memories of the area are dominated by that creek-water fetor, Ray's are of the Maspeth Holders. On the day the tanks fell, he was ... «Curbed NY, May 15»
3
A Bribe Knocks The Dominoes Over
The hung jury extended the fetor of unresolved charges hanging over the county. As long as May serves as CEO – and chooses not to resign ... «Peach Pundit, Apr 15»
4
PJ O'Rourke hails the reliable memoir of Clive James
Especially it has no funk of message — no fetor of " setting goals", no reek of "courageous persistence", no effluvium of "self-acceptance", and ... «Sydney Morning Herald, Feb 15»
5
Renaissance Ruffs and Roman Aromas
... courtesy of sewer systems and soap, often at the behest of elites who feared the association between fetor, disease and the working classes. «Wall Street Journal, Jan 15»
6
Banishing Dishcloth Stink (and Bacteria), Simplified
This trick does take the fetor out of your cloth quite neatly, but not everyone is down with bleach and that is definitely fair enough, environmental ... «The Epoch Times, Nov 14»
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Why now may be the ideal time to book a safari in Kenya
... onyx and giraffe (you can get close enough to smell them thanks to a nearby wooden hide; the elephants in particular have a powerful fetor). «CITY A.M., Oct 14»
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CFL training camps open with potential players' strike looming
alt="" src="http://wpmedia.news.nationalpost.com/2012/11/usa-libya_security.jpg" height="465" width="620" /> Esam Al-Fetor / Reuters ... «National Post, Jun 14»
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The Italian Disaster
His rise may have left a faint waft of fetor behind it – pecunia non olet scarcely applies. But funds, dubious or above board, have been merely a ... «London Review of Books, May 14»
10
FANTZ: Lady Gaga's vomit 'artist' at SXSW
... acid continues to melt her teeth, burn potholes inside her esophagus and her "artwork" gathers maggots and emits the ultimate fetor of decay, ... «Colorado Daily, Mar 14»

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« EDUCALINGO. Fetor [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/fetor>. Jul 2020 ».
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