stink·​pot | \ ˈstiŋk-ˌpät How to pronounce stinkpot (audio) \

Definition of stinkpot

1 : an earthen jar filled with fetid material and formerly sometimes thrown as a stink bomb on the deck of an enemy ship
2 : a musk turtle (Sternotherus odoratus) of the U.S. and Canada
4 slang : motorboat

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motorboat, powerboat, speedboat

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Examples of stinkpot in a Sentence

if I ever get filthy rich, I'm going to buy myself a stinkpot and take up fishing

First Known Use of stinkpot

1669, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of stinkpot was in 1669

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to wander slowly or to speak indistinctly

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