Definition of stinker in English:


Syllabification: stink·er
Pronunciation: /ˈstiNGkər


  • 1A person or thing that smells very bad.
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    • 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?
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    • 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
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    • This puzzle is a stinker.

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