stinker

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noun stink·er \ˈstiŋ-kər\

Definition of stinker

  1. 1a :  an offensive or contemptible personb :  one that stinksc :  something of very poor quality; also :  dud 2a <the movie is a stinker>

  2. 2 :  any of several large petrels that have an offensive odor

  3. 3 slang :  something extremely difficult <the examination was a real stinker>

Examples of stinker in a sentence

  1. He is a dirty little stinker.

  2. a real stinker of a performance

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First Known Use of stinker

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STINKER Defined for English Language Learners

stinker

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noun stink·er \ˈstiŋ-kər\

Definition of stinker for English Language Learners

  • : a person or thing that is disliked

  • : something (such as a book or film) that is very bad



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