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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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Brinway soon returns, but that's the least of the Stinkers' worries.
"It often works out that you either have a right stinker when you return to a former club or you play a blinder, " Sturridge said.
but we found out at the end that it was chicken that the dogs were sniffing and not something else." Unlike your outfit, left, Katy, which is a real stinker.
"But I don't want to be in stinkers.That's why I have got the reputation and following I have - because I'm never in bad fights and that is down to the opponent as well."
But not many of Smart's horses have been running stinkers this winter.
The problem with him is that you don't know when his day is-I could bring him back next week for a similar race and he'd run a stinker."
Bad Movies promises to show only the worst big-screen stinkers 12 hours a day.
Everyone knows Colin's last few films have been real stinkers.
"I don't care of he has had a bad game, a stinker or four stinkers in succession.
Mick Channons's Harbour House (2.50) has run two stinkers either side of scrambling home over course and distance in November but I fancy him to do the business back at his favourite venue.
They are frontrunners in the Golden Raspberry and Bad Cinema Stinkers line-ups.
Carey is up for worst actress and song, Loverboy, from her romantic flop Glitter in the Stinkers.
The Stinkers are announced two days before the Oscars, on March 22, and the Raspberries on February 11.
Johnston said: "He'd run some stinkers on soft ground last year and we were very wary about the ground today and the trip, but there's nothing else to run him in.
The Spice Girls' 1997 stinker was the top flop for one in five film fans quizzed by MSN Movies.