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adjective, skunk·i·er, skunk·i·est.
  1. of, relating to, or characteristic of a skunk: a skunky odor.
  2. having a disagreeable or tainted character: beer with a skunky taste.
  3. Informal. mean and nasty; contemptible.
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Origin of skunky

First recorded in 1895–1900; skunk + -y1
Related formsskunk·i·ness, noun
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