Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Intoxicated; drunk.
  • adjective Of poor or inferior quality.

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  • adjective slang drunk

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[From stink.]

Examples

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  • An English ale called "stingo" is shown in the OED as far back as 1635.

    May 9, 2020

  • It's spoken in the movie, "Key Largo."

    May 9, 2020

  • It's also in the Stompin Tom Connors song Sudbury Saturday Night

    "Da girls are out to Bingo and the boys are gettin' stinko,

    And we think no more of Inco on a Sudbury Saturday night."

    May 11, 2020