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Definition of rancid:

  • (null) (used of decomposing oils or fats) having a rank smell or taste usually due to a chemical change or decomposition;
  • (adjective) smelling of fermentation or staleness

Sentence Examples:

By the ending of it, he had redeemed a somewhat rancid life.

If they are long shut in upon themselves they grow rancid.

There was a smell of decaying rubbish and the rancid oil used in cooking.

The nut was somewhat rancid; but we enjoyed it, and then continued our journey.

That is terrible too, because that is culture which has turned rancid.

It was an elemental odor, raw and crude; it was rich, almost rancid, sensual, and strong.

The bread was sour and the butter rancid; the tea tasted of garlic.

It consisted of a soup of salted water, seasoned with pepper and rancid oil.

Odorless except in dark-colored specimens which are somewhat rancid.

You might as well try to live on rancid butter and nothing else.

Joan says the butter is rancid, and for once I believe Joan has cause.

Then extra bait of rancid fish or duck is used.

The ugly head is stuck on a body which resembles a sack of rancid engine grease.

That filthy pen of mud a foot deep, and of odor rancid, had no terrors for her.

In this country, it is frequently met with rancid.

Why do nut oils tend to become rancid easily, and can this tendency be remedied?

Then he coughed as the bitter, rancid smoke burned at his throat.

It's actually the fats turning slightly rancid.

These creatures sent forth a very rancid and offensive smell.

Then old fats and old grease, meat skins, and rancid grease, was put in.

When the olives have been picked, let oil be at once made, or it will turn out rancid.

A pity that he goes about so unclean, smelling of rancid sanctity!...

Some parts were rancid, but in general the flesh was exceedingly tender and good.

They are old and dry, and the milk is comparatively rancid.

There was no bear there, only the rancid stink of one.

The smell of hot, rancid grease struck him like a solid wall.

It smelled as if it had been boiling three weeks in a rancid pot.

Color gradually becomes darker as the typical rancid condition develops.

Bacon or salt pork, when we got any was generally rancid.

It consisted of watery soup, seasoned with pepper and rancid oil.

You rise from table feeling that you have been soaked in rancid oil.

Rancid change in butter.

The girl's rancid voice broke in on his thoughts.

If you use sweet, or olive oil, be sure to get that which is not rancid.

When he did get it, it came rancid with sarcasm.

Smell very strong, rancid.

Smell of rancid meal.

Smell rancid.

Only a little rancid butter.

The mere saying that an oil is rancid is no indication of its being high in free acid.

Further, a rancid fat or oil is usually high in free acid.

The greasy pork smelt rancid; the potatoes were rotten.

It is bottled and kept until rancid and then sprinkled over the trap.

This rancid oil or acid will attack and injure machinery.

The older and the more rancid this oil is, the better they like it.

The back fat is often dried and smoked, but acquires a disagreeable rancid taste.

Didn't I try to live on the rancid, rotten stuff?

It may be rancid, smoked, or otherwise unfit for kitchen use.

The butter was rancid.

There were chuckles from the shadows that sucked in and exhaled the rancid air.

Rancid animal fat on the other hand, smells "off."

If it hasn't been, the oil in the seed's germ has probably gone rancid.

Rancid nuts are no better than rancid butter.

The very earth seems to give off a sour and rancid stink.

It is white, greasy to the touch, and emits the smell of rancid oil.

Bad or rancid fat is very liable to alter the character of a sausage for the worse.

The butter should be of the best quality, as if it is a little rancid it will taste.

Don't you forget we've got a hold and irons, and rats and rancid pork as well!

If this is in the least rancid, it will spoil the syrup.

On account of the hot climate, it is often rancid, so it is seldom used in Manuel's home.

The core of the large settlement is likely to be a rancid bit of the Old World.

When exposed to the air it becomes rancid quite readily.

Pistachio nuts are much esteemed; but readily become rancid.

It is said never to become rancid, but to improve with age.

If grease be left in it, it will grow rancid.

He ate the oysters as they were opened, between gulps of the hot but rancid coffee.

The taste is bitter, but the smell aromatic and pleasant, though somewhat rancid.

They are extremely fat, and very soon become rancid.

It grew rancid.

Even in the trading room he could detect the rancid smell of smoke.

He sniffed at the blue overalls that kept the rancid odor of smoke and oil and machinery.

Vaseline, not becoming rancid, has been tried, but melts too easily.

If the rancid odor is not completely removed, complete the process.

Never use rancid oil.

Animal oils, either cooked or rancid, and many articles badly cooked, are of this kind.

The provisions were rancid.

The butter nowadays goes rancid immediately, and the cheese has no taste.

It turns the butter rancid.

If put away in that condition it will become rancid.

You will never get any more if you spoil it or let it get sour or rancid.

It, however, soon becomes rancid, and, in this state, is principally used by painters.

It consists chiefly of grease, often turned rancid.

If exposed to the air, it soon becomes rancid and yellow.

It is white, and not apt to turn rancid, and possesses an agreeable flavor.

It generally contains a good deal of milk, and if not re-worked soon becomes rancid.

Heavy with the scent of rancid flowers and with the scent of fight.

When temperatures rise, raw fat can melt and get rancid.

The addition of sugar will prevent ointments from becoming rancid.

Fat undergoes a certain amount of rancid fermentation in the stomach.

Disagreeable smell like rancid oil when crushed.

The butter kept in such places sooner becomes rancid, and the bread dry and disagreeable.

Whole nuts become rancid less quickly than nuts in pieces.

Becoming rancid or sour.

The quality or state of being rancid; a rancid scent or flavor, as of old oil.

When these vegetable oils become rancid, however, their flavor is disagreeable.

If it is rancid, it should not be used in salad dressing.

They never received butter, but a rancid and ill-smelling substance called sweet oil.

I'm quite sure it has gone rancid, and then George won't touch them.

Most oils become rancid easily and then are unfit for consumption.

He gives you costly fish and puts rancid butter on it.