skunked


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skunked

 (skŭnkt)
adj.
1. Likely to be misunderstood, disputed, or disapproved of. Used especially of words.
2. Slang Inebriated or intoxicated.
3. Slang Tainted in flavor, especially by prolonged exposure to light. Used of beer.
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The AKC (Fetch Magazine, 8/2009) and HSUS explain what to do if your dog's curiosity results in him getting "skunked." The most important thing to do is to check his eyes, nose and mouth.
It was July; she was in Philadelphia and was actually on the phone with me while our dog was in the back yard getting skunked. This is an unhappy trend.
We've got to move out of our house because our dogs got skunked!" he added.