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cry stinking fish

To undermine one's own efforts. To put oneself down. Primarily heard in UK. A: "And I'm awful at doing reports." B: "Come on, buddy, don't cry stinking fish! You're so talented and have so much to offer the company—don't put yourself down!"
See also: cry, fish, stinking

filthy rich

 
1. Fig. very wealthy. I wouldn't mind being filthy rich. There are too many filthy rich people now.
2. Fig. people who are very wealthy. The filthy rich can afford that kind of thing, but I can't. I sort of feel sorry for the filthy rich.
See also: filthy, rich

stinking rich

Fig. very rich. I'd like to be stinking rich for the rest of my life. Tiffany is stinking rich, and she acts like it.
See also: rich, stinking

stinking with something

Fig. having lots of something. Mr. Wilson is just stinking with cash. Those guys are stinking with jewelry.
See also: stinking

filthy/stinking rich

  (informal)
extremely rich Most of us are stinking rich compared to the average citizen in the Third World. Palm Beach has the highest concentration of filthy rich folk in the world.
See also: filthy, rich

filthy rich

1. mod. very wealthy. I wouldn’t mind being filthy rich.
2. n. people who are very wealthy. The filthy rich can afford that kind of thing, but I can’t.
See also: filthy, rich

stinking

1. Go to stinking (drunk).
2. mod. lousy; rotten. That was a mean stinking thing to do. Really stinking!

stinking (drunk)

mod. alcohol intoxicated. He was really stinking.
See also: drunk, stinking

stinking

verb

stinking rich

mod. very rich. I’d like to be stinking rich for the rest of my life.
See also: rich, stinking

stinking with something

mod. with lots of something. Mr. Wilson is just stinking with dough.
See also: stinking
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Though the driver's unruly behaviour in expelling the commuter is objectionable, it is also common sense that commuters should not carry any stinking material to avoid such treatment and ensure others' comfort.
I selected the MICROS handheld system because of the efficiency of service it provides," said Jerry Dal Bazzo, owner of the Stinking Rose and several other California restaurants.
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ISLAMABAD, February 15, 2011 (Balochistan Times): Excess of encroachments, heaps of garbage and stinking smell in fruit Mandi is destroying its trade activities and beauty.
Garner, 37, whose dog had been sprayed by the 'stink badger' the night before her first day on set, arrived for the shoot stinking, as she had not been able to get the stench out of her hair and clothes.
Charles Martell, 59, from Dymock, Gloucestershire, said orders for his Stinking Bishop cheese had flooded in from all over the world following the box-office hit.
This led to not only to thousands of tons of stinking trash piled around neighborhoods, but also the formation of a grassroots movement named "You Stink," directed at the government and its inadequate efforts to address the waste management crisis.
And, while the row is sorted out, the stinking 90-tonne carcass continues to rot.
He defended his blatant violation of constitution under the premise that this was a 'stinking constitution' of a stinking system, taking cover of which the rulers were busy encouraging, committing a massive bloody genocide.
SINGER Darren Day was bitten twice by a snake as he plunged into the depths of a stinking jungle swamp last night for a celebrity survivor TV show.
Federal Capital Sasta Ramzan Bazar is full of garbage, due to which stinking smell spreads in the entire bazaar.
GUJAR KHAN, October 18, 2011 (Frontier Star): Residents of Ward No-6 of Gujar Khan are facing enormous problems due to unavailability of proper sanitation and sewerage system, stagnant water and heaps of garbage emitting stinking smell.
By RAWALPINDI, November 25, 2010 (Frontier Star): Heaps of garbage in Gang Mandi, Fruit Mandi is causing Stinking smell and spread of diseases in the area.