stink out(redirected from stinks someone out)
1. To fill something with an overpowering smell, especially a bad one. In this usage, a noun or pronoun can be used between "stink" and "out." Please don't stink out my car with your nasty cigarettes! We really stank the room out working with those noxious chemicals.
2. To cause someone to leave or flee (some place or thing) due to an overpowering stench. In this usage, a noun or pronoun can be used between "stink" and "out." The nest of skunks beneath our porch stank us out of our house for nearly a week.
3. To perform very poorly, especially in sports. They started out strong, but then they really stank out the place in the second half.
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