engineering, technical, consulting, and advisory services with respect to designing, building, equipping, and testing commercial and military aircraft and related equipment at Lockheed Martin Corporation.
(usually lowercase)Also skunk works, skunk·works [skuhngk-wurks] /ˈskʌŋkˌwɜrks/ .Slang. an often secret experimental laboratory or facility for producing innovative products, as in the computer or aerospace field.
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What does "scattergood" mean?
a person who acts as though he or she knows everything and who dismisses the opinions, comments, or suggestions of others.
a person who spends possessions or money extravagantly or wastefully; spendthrift.
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Origin of Skunk Works
First recorded in 1943 for def. 1, 1965–70 for def. 2; after Big Barnsmell's Skonk Works, where the illicit liquor Kickapoo Joy Juice was made, in Al Capp's comic strip Li'l Abner
Words nearby Skunk Works
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