Definitions

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  • n. A malodorous person or animal.
  • n. The teledu.
  • n. A person whose behavior is hurtful and unsavory; a stinker.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A mean, stinking, paltry fellow.
  • n. The teledu of the East Indies. It emits a disagreeable odor.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who stinks; hence, a mean, paltry fellow.
  • n. The stinking badger of Java, Mydaus meliceps; the teledu. See cut under teledu.
  • n. In ichthyology, a shark of the genus Mustelus.

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Examples

  • But behold, the ass-colt grew and became big as a buffalo and walled the way before him and spake with the voice of the sons of Adam, saying, “Woe to thee, O thou Bunch-back, thou stinkard, O thou filthiest of grooms!”

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • And he cried out to her, saying, Come here, thou stinkard!

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • “A monster and a stinkard!” said I, with some surprise:

    The Adventures of Roderick Random

  • I guessed he was under some agitation of spirits and desired to know the cause; but, instead of answering me directly, he asked with great emotion, if I thought him a monster and a stinkard?

    The Adventures of Roderick Random

  • But the ass increased and swelled, till it became a buffalo and barred the way against him and said with a human voice, "Out on thee, hunchback, thou stinkard!"

    The Book of the Thousand Nights and One Night, Volume I

  • And he cried out to her, saying, "Come, thou stinkard, I will not sell thee."

    The Book of the Thousand Nights and One Night, Volume II

  • But behold, the ass-colt grew and became big as a buffalo and walled the way before him and spake with the voice of the sons of Adam, saying, "Woe to thee, O thou Bunch-back, thou stinkard, O thou filthiest of grooms!"

    Arabian nights. English

  • The case to which the visitor's attention is now directed, contains the varieties of the glutton family -- the Chinese musk weasel; the European and North American badgers; the Javan stinkard, and the

    How to See the British Museum in Four Visits

  • The moment Bettina saw the exorcist, she burst into loud laughter, and addressed to him the most offensive insults, which fairly delighted everybody, as the devil alone could be bold enough to address a Capuchin in such a manner; but the holy man, hearing himself called an obtrusive ignoramus and a stinkard, went on striking Bettina with a heavy crucifix, saying that he was beating the devil.

    The Complete Memoirs of Jacques Casanova

  • "A monster and a stinkard!" said I, with some surprise: "did anybody call you so?"

    The Adventures of Roderick Random

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  • See teledu, the stinking badger.

    September 2, 2010

  • Definition: (noun) A person who stinks.

    January 17, 2007