Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun skunk

4 senses of skunk

Sense 1
rotter, dirty dog, rat, skunk, stinker, stinkpot, bum, puke, crumb, lowlife, scum bag, so-and-so, git -- (a person who is deemed to be despicable or contemptible; "only a rotter would do that"; "kill the rat"; "throw the bum out"; "you cowardly little pukes!"; "the British call a contemptible person a `git'")
       => unpleasant person, disagreeable person -- (a person who is not pleasant or agreeable)

Sense 2
shutout, skunk -- (a defeat in a game where one side fails to score)
       => defeat, licking -- (an unsuccessful ending to a struggle or contest; "it was a narrow defeat"; "the army's only defeat"; "they suffered a convincing licking")

Sense 3
pot, grass, green goddess, dope, weed, gage, sess, sens, smoke, skunk, locoweed, Mary Jane -- (street names for marijuana)
       => cannabis, marijuana, marihuana, ganja -- (the most commonly used illicit drug; considered a soft drug, it consists of the dried leaves of the hemp plant; smoked or chewed for euphoric effect)

Sense 4
skunk, polecat, wood pussy -- (American musteline mammal typically ejecting an intensely malodorous fluid when startled; in some classifications put in a separate subfamily Mephitinae)
       => musteline mammal, mustelid, musteline -- (fissiped fur-bearing carnivorous mammals)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb skunk

1 sense of skunk

Sense 1
lurch, skunk -- (defeat by a lurch)
       => get the better of, overcome, defeat -- (win a victory over; "You must overcome all difficulties"; "defeat your enemies"; "He overcame his shyness"; "He overcame his infirmity"; "Her anger got the better of her and she blew up")

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