Definition of stinker in English:

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stinker

Pronunciation: /ˈstiNGkər/

noun

informal
1A person or thing that smells very bad.
Example sentences
  • My dog is a stinker and these things are the only thing that will get rid of the odor quickly without leaving a gross flowery smell behind.
1.1A very bad or unpleasant person or thing: have those little stinkers been bullying you?
More example sentences
  • The beauty of the NFL, besides the game itself and all the eye candy surrounding it, is that even if your team looks like a stinker, it can wind up smelling like roses.
  • I do beat up my brothers sometimes, but only because I like them, have their best interests at heart, and the stinkers deserve it.
  • The setting: the annual Raspberry awards, ‘Hollywood's least coveted trophies’ for cinematic stinkers, given out by 700 members of the nonprofit Golden Raspberry Award Foundation.
1.2A difficult task: Tackled the crossword yet? It’s a stinker
More example sentences
  • This puzzle is a stinker.

Words that rhyme with stinker

blinker, clinker, drinker, finca, freethinker, Glinka, Inca, inker, jinker, shrinker, sinker, Soyinka, stotinka, thinker, tinker, Treblinka, winker

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Syllabification: stink·er

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