stinker

[ sting-ker ]
/ ˈstɪŋ kər /

noun

a person or thing that stinks.
Informal. a mean or despicable person; louse.
Informal. something, especially some form of entertainment, of inferior quality.
Informal. something difficult: a real stinker of a crossword puzzle.
any device emitting an offensive odor, as a stink bomb or stinkpot.
Dialect. any of several large petrels.

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Origin of stinker

1600–10; 1920–25 for def. 2; stink + -er1
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British Dictionary definitions for stinker

stinker
/ (ˈstɪŋkə) /

noun

a person or thing that stinks
slang a difficult or very unpleasant person or thing
slang something of very poor quality
informal any of several fulmars or related birds that feed on carrion
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