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stinker

1. A term of endearment for a playfully mischievous child. You tricked me, you little stinker! That was a good joke!
2. slang An odious, contemptible, or despicable person. How a stinker like him got elected to congress is beyond me. Everyone knows the stinkers that run these major corporations have no regard for us common folk.
3. slang Something of an especially inferior quality. The first movie was an overlooked classic, but its sequels were all stinkers. He wrote a real stinker of a play.

stinker

1. n. an unpleasant or wicked person. Jerry is a real stinker. Look what he did!
2. n. a serious problem. This whole business is a real stinker.
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"It's no-frills camping which means no showers, so participants prepare to get a bit stinky," said Adamson, but added, the name of the run comes from the English word 'stinker' meaning 'tough'.
The putrid odor becomes apparent during roasting and just one stinker in a cylinder can come through to affect the whole batch and completely ruin cup quality.
Showtime FANS of acting legend Robert De Niro look away now - this 2002 buddy cop movie which pairs the one-time Raging Bull star with Eddie Murphy as two mismatched plods assigned their own on-the-beat reality show is a stinker.
BLACKPOOL boss Ian Holloway accused referee Howard Webb of having "a bit of a stinker" for giving his side a penalty in the 2-2 draw with Blackburn at Ewood Park.
As is so often the case with mini-games, for every great one there's a real stinker. However, the wealth of collectables, a karaoke mode and some great signature tunes and film 'flashbacks' make this well worth a look.
I had an absolute stinker on Saturday and I am certainly not going to hide from that.
IN a feverish last minute bid to clinch the "Stinker of the Year" title in the 2008 Daily Post Worst Welsh Pubs Awards, one hostelry in Treforest, Rhondda Cynon Taf, has put in a scorching late run and succeeded in being banned from selling booze for a whole month.
Yogi's team won and McVicar won't call on the Falkirk manager's view when Hughes says the ref has had a stinker.
``But I hope he has a stinker. I'm sad to hear it will be his last game before he retires but it is my job to make sure he does not go out on high.''
Roth is along for the ride as Bardem's sympathetic colleague and bitching buddy, the one who's been there, done that, and knows a stinker when she sees one.
While Gober fills the second room at Marks with Shaver's 1975-77 photos, flatly depicting found children's clothing, primarily T-shirts emblazoned with labels and slogans like "Stinker," photos that are both conceptually witty and visually engaging, the work on view in Shaver's semi-retrospective at Curt Marcus is uneven.
In Stinker's Nine Lives, Clive - nicknamed Stinker after falling into a cesspit while serving in France - says: "A Luftwaffe officer was making a big fuss about being captured.
STINKER HUGHTON'S men haven't been hammered, but they are struggling for goals.
Such are the fine margins, that a victory at the London Stadium over a side who have themselves started poorly could have STINKER survived their battle last three wins in four matches been able to momentum.