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.
- skunk·i·ness, noun
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How to use skunky in a sentence
Scientists have finally sniffed out the molecules behind marijuana’s skunky aroma.Here’s the chemistry behind marijuana’s skunky scent | Ariana Remmel | November 30, 2021 | Science News
While many people think it reeks, some cannabis users will pay top dollar for skunky grass, which some consider an indicator of quality.Here’s the chemistry behind marijuana’s skunky scent | Ariana Remmel | November 30, 2021 | Science News
It had started to go a little skunky on the second day, but after a week it was like he had a dead animal stuck to his shoulder.Makers | Cory Doctorow