stinkpot

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noun stink·pot \ˈstiŋk-ˌpät\

Definition of stinkpot

  1. 1 :  an earthen jar filled with fetid material and formerly sometimes thrown as a stink bomb on the deck of an enemy ship

  2. 2 :  a musk turtle (Sternotherus odoratus) of the U.S. and Canada

  3. 3 :  stinker 1

  4. 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>

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