stinkpot

noun stink·pot \ ˈstiŋk-ˌpät \

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
3 : stinker 1
4 slang : motorboat

Examples of stinkpot in a Sentence

  1. 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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