stinker
Pronunciation
  • (British) IPA: /stɪŋ.kə(ɹ)/
  • (America) IPA: /stɪŋ.kɚ/
Noun

stinker (plural stinkers)

  1. A person who stinks.
  2. (slang) A contemptible person.
    • I won't date Mary Jane again. I thought she was a stinker to leave before the end of the movie.
  3. (slang) Something difficult (e.g. a given puzzle) or unpleasant (e.g. negative review, nasty letter).
    • Today's crossword is a stinker.
  4. (slang) Something of poor quality.
    • April 19 2002, Scott Tobias, AV Club Dark Tide[http://www.avclub.com/articles/dark-tide,72548/]
      The barely-released stinker Dark Tide continues Stockwell’s fetishistic pattern, coming alive whenever it’s paddling among the sharks off the South African coast and settling in for a long snooze once it gets back on the boat or reaches dry land.
  5. Any of several species of large Antarctic petrels which feed on blubber and carrion and have an offensive odour, such as the giant fulmar.
  6. (slang) A chemist.
  7. (Australia, slang) A hot day.
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