adjective, skunk·i·er, skunk·i·est.
of, relating to, or characteristic of a skunk: a skunky odor.
having a disagreeable or tainted character: beer with a skunky taste.
Informal. mean and nasty; contemptible.
aromatic, balmy, dank, fetid, flavorsome, flowery, foul, fragrant, heady, honeyed, loud, malodorous, mephitic, moldy, musty, nauseous, offensive, pungent, putrid, redolent
- skunk cabbage,
- skunk river,
- skunk works,
- sky blue,
- sky cavalry
Origin of skunky
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