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.
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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
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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]
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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
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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.
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Translations

stinker

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

[ˈstɪŋkər] n
(= problem, exam) → vacherie f
(= person) → dégueulasse mf
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

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
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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
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
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