noun, plural skunks, (especially collectively) skunk.
verb (used with object)
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Example sentences from the Web for skunk
Despite all the jokes I made about turning into Cruella de Vil or the Bride of Frankenstein, seeing other women’s skunk stripes made mine feel a little less weird.Some young women embraced their gray hair during the pandemic. They might not go back.|Maura Judkis|April 12, 2021|Washington Post
The army met the stone-throwing with a fecal-smelling concoction called "skunk" and later with tear gas.After Victory, Palestinian Village Runs Into A Wall|Ali Gharib|April 2, 2013|DAILY BEAST
So how did this proverbial skunk at the garden party obtain his tickets to the events?
Sheppy had been having an argument with a skunk and there was strong reason—very strong—to suppose that he got the worst of it.The Red Cow and Her Friends|Peter McArthur
She saw the natural skunk coat she had been planning to give to poor dear Caroline for Christmas.Happy House|Betsey Riddle, Freifrau von Hutten zum Stolzenberg
A fine male antelope was shot by Lieut. Swift, and a skunk was also the game of the day.
"A particular —— skunk," added another in sepulchral accents.Mrs. Skaggs's Husbands and Other Stories|Bret Harte
Ef it's that skunk, I'll spot him soon enough and let you know whar he's hiding.Stories in Light and Shadow|Bret Harte