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Sunday, June 28, 2015

Definitions for stinkaroo

  1. Slang. something markedly inferior in quality: a stinkaroo of a motion picture.

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Citations for stinkaroo
This was the stinkaroo deal that came to define the dot-com era. Chris O'Brien, "Where does WhatsApp acquisition rank in history of tech deals?" Los Angeles Times, February 20, 2014
It'll be close and competitive, and there'll be many, many completions. Fair bit of kicking. The odd stinkaroo. Matt Cleary, "NRL: what to look out for this weekend," The Guardian, August 15, 2013
Origin of stinkaroo
Stinkaroo arose in the 1930s from the word stink combined with -eroo, a suffix that creates familiar, usually jocular variations of semantically neutral nouns.