[ skuhng-kee ]
/ ˈskʌŋ ki /
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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.
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Example sentences from the Web for skunky
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