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Definition of "stinker" []

  • One that stinks. (noun)
  • Slang An irritating, disgusting, or contemptible person. (noun)
  • Slang Something very difficult: The interview was a real stinker. (noun)
  • Slang One that is of poor quality or is shoddy: a new sitcom that was quite a stinker. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "stinker" in a sentence
  • "` ` It's what I describe as a stinker, '' Timberwolves coach Dwane Casey said."
  • "Hardly and anyone who thinks so doesn't know a stinker from a best picture."
  • "Any list of bad sequels that does not list Highlander II as the all-time el-supremo undisputed champ of a stinking stinkeroo of a stinker is not the pixels used to post it."