a) Being rank in taste or smell.

The house was deserted, with a rancid half-eaten meal still on the dinner table.

His remarks were rancid; everyone got up and left.

Wikipedia foundation.


Look at other dictionaries:

  • Rancid — Tim Armstrong et Lars Frederiksen en 2008. Pays d’origine Albany, Californie …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Rancid — в Ventura, Ca 24 сент 2008г …   Википедия

  • Rancid — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Rancid Información personal Origen Berkeley, California, E …   Wikipedia Español

  • Rancid — may refer to* Rancid (band), a punk band, and their self titled releases: ** Rancid (EP), the above group s self titled debut EP ** Rancid (1993 album), their first full length album ** Rancid (2000 album), another self titled album * Rancid… …   Wikipedia

  • RANCID — ( Really Awesome New Cisco confIg Differ ) is a network management application. RANCID monitors a router s (or more generally a device s) configuration, including software and hardware (cards, serial numbers, etc) and uses Concurrent Version… …   Wikipedia

  • Rancid — Ran cid (r[a^]n s[i^]d), a. [L. rancidus, fr. rancere to be rancid or rank.] Having a rank smell or taste, from chemical change or decomposition; musty; as, rancid oil or butter. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Rancid — es una banda de punk rock y ska americana, que encabezaron el resurgimiento del punk en los años 90. El estilo de Rancid pasa del punk y el hardcore por el ska, el reggae, el rocksteady, y algunas de rub a dub y …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Rancid — Bei einem Auftritt im Jahr 2006 …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • rancid — index loathsome, stale, tainted (contaminated) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • rancid — (adj.) 1640s, from L. rancidus rank, stinking, offensive, from rancere be spoiled or rotten, of unknown origin …   Etymology dictionary

  • rancid — *malodorous, stinking, fetid, rank, noisome, putrid, fusty, musty Analogous words: decomposed, decayed, spoiled (see DECAY): *offensive, loathsome, repulsive …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.