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Noun: skunk  skúngk
  1. A person who is deemed to be despicable or contemptible
    "only a skunk would do that";
    - rotter, dirty dog, rat, stinker, stinkpot, bum [N. Amer], crumb, lowlife, scumbag, so-and-so, git [Brit], slimeball, swine, slimebag, toad, dirtbag [US], scuzz [N. Amer], scuzzbucket [N. Amer], scuzzbag [N. Amer], scuzzball [N. Amer], sleazebucket, sleazebag, sleazeball, ratbag [Brit]
  2. A defeat in a game where one side fails to score
    - shutout
  3. A street name for marijuana
    - pot, grass, green goddess, dope, weed, gage, sess, sens, smoke, locoweed [N. Amer], Mary Jane
  4. American musteline mammal typically ejecting an intensely malodorous fluid when startled; in some classifications put in a separate subfamily Mephitinae
    - polecat [N. Amer], wood pussy [N. Amer]
Verb: skunk  skúngk
  1. (card game) defeat by a lurch
    - lurch

Derived forms: skunks, skunked, skunking

Type of: cannabis, dagga [S.Africa], defeat, disagreeable person, ganja, get the better of, licking, marihuana, marijuana, mustelid, musteline, musteline mammal, overcome, unpleasant person

Encyclopedia: Skunk