from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. One that stinks.
- n. Slang An irritating, disgusting, or contemptible person.
- n. Slang Something very difficult: The interview was a real stinker.
- n. Slang One that is of poor quality or is shoddy: a new sitcom that was quite a stinker.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A person who stinks.
- n. A contemptible person.
- n. Something difficult (e.g. a given puzzle) or unpleasant (e.g. negative review, nasty letter).
- n. Something of poor quality.
- n. Any of several species of large Antarctic petrels which feed on blubber and carrion and have an offensive odour, such as the giant fulmar.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. One who, or that which, stinks.
- n. Any one of the several species of large antarctic petrels which feed on blubber and carrion and have an offensive odor, as the giant fulmar.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One who or that which stinks; a stinkard; a stinkpot.
- n. One of several large petrels, as the giant fulmar, Ossifraga gigantea, which acquire an offensive odor from feeding on blubber or carrion.
- n. Same as stinkhorn.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. an artifact (especially an automobile) that is defective or unsatisfactory
- n. a person who is deemed to be despicable or contemptible
- n. anything that gives off an offensive odor (especially a cheap cigar)
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