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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
References in classic literature ?
The crowd had already given Jurgis a name--they called him "he stinker.
One of Gene Hackman's few real stinkers, this 1990 turkey sees him in his default 'tough cop' setting and partnered with Dan Aykroyd's bow tie-wearing, stuffed-shirt flatfoot who - and here's the hilarious twist - has a multiple-personality disorder.
And, no, she doesn't mean one of her ex Russell Brand's movie stinkers.
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The Fantasy Fragrance Factory may be working overtime on this fine toiletry, as the aroma is said to be a bit more urbane than those of fellow TAG stinkers Carmello Anthony and Ludacris.
The council's Countryside Team has arranged a foraging expedition to track down comfrey, onion stinkers and pignut, which are just some of the edible food items growing wild in the area.
99) illustrates nose pickers, stinkers, table deserters and more, using fun rhymes and simple yet zany drawings for embellishment.
Grayson has only championed three stinkers to date, and even they are doing incredibly well, much thanks due to her initial pushes.
He has brought in some mediocre players and some absolute stinkers.
You also may want to hold your nose for the Stinkers, to be announced Feb.
BBC Wales has come up with some stinkers in its time but its new series X-Ray (BBC1, 7.
Some of my players had stinkers and we were never at the races," said Bassett.