stinker


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stink·er

 (stĭng′kər)
n.
1. One that stinks.
2. Slang
a. An irritating, disgusting, or contemptible person.
b. Something very difficult: The interview was a real stinker.
c. One that is of poor quality or is shoddy: a new sitcom that was quite a stinker.

stinker

(ˈstɪŋkə)
n
1. a person or thing that stinks
2. slang a difficult or very unpleasant person or thing
3. slang something of very poor quality
4. (Animals) informal any of several fulmars or related birds that feed on carrion

stink•er

(ˈstɪŋ kər)

n.
1. a person or thing that stinks.
2. Informal. a mean or despicable person; louse.
3. Informal. something, esp. some form of entertainment, of inferior quality.
4. Informal. something difficult: a stinker of a puzzle.
[1600–10]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.stinker - a person who is deemed to be despicable or contemptiblestinker - a person who is deemed to be despicable or contemptible; "only a rotter would do that"; "kill the rat"; "throw the bum out"; "you cowardly little pukes!"; "the British call a contemptible person a `git'"
disagreeable person, unpleasant person - a person who is not pleasant or agreeable
2.stinker - anything that gives off an offensive odor (especially a cheap cigar)
thing - an entity that is not named specifically; "I couldn't tell what the thing was"
3.stinker - an artifact (especially an automobile) that is defective or unsatisfactory
artefact, artifact - a man-made object taken as a whole
colloquialism - a colloquial expression; characteristic of spoken or written communication that seeks to imitate informal speech

stinker

noun (Slang) scoundrel, heel, sod (slang), cad (Brit. informal), swine, bounder (old-fashioned Brit. slang), cur, rotter (slang, chiefly Brit.), nasty piece of work (informal), cocksucker (taboo slang), scrote (slang), dastard (archaic) I think he's an absolute stinker to do that to her.
Translations

stinker

[ˈstɪŋkəʳ] N (= person) → mal bicho m, canalla mf
you stinker!¡bestia!
this problem is a stinkeres un problema peliagudo

stinker

[ˈstɪŋkər] n
(= problem, exam) → vacherie f
(= person) → dégueulasse mf

stinker

n (inf: = person) → Ekel nt, → Fiesling m (inf); (= problem, question)harter Brocken, harte Nuss; (= letter)gesalzener or geharnischter Brief; that problem/meeting was a stinkerdas war ein ganz verzwicktes (inf)Problem/eine äußerst schwierige Besprechung

stinker

[ˈstɪŋkəʳ] n (fam) (person) → carogna, fetente m/f
this problem is a stinker → questo problema è una bella rogna
he wrote her a real stinker → gliene ha scritte di tutti i colori
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The crowd had already given Jurgis a name--they called him "he stinker.
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It wasn't our best team performance the other night and, personally, I was having a stinker.
Holloway said: "I thought the referee had a bit of a stinker.
I had an absolute stinker on Saturday and I am certainly not going to hide from that.
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