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Synonyms for skunk
skʌŋk

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. rotter, dirty dog, rat, skunk, stinker, stinkpot, bum, puke, crumb, lowlife, scum bag, so-and-so, git(noun)

    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'"

    Synonyms:
    vomit, lemon, keister, pot, wood pussy, seat, behind, crumb, butt, nates, hobo, rear end, blackleg, scum bag, locoweed, sens, barf, layabout, bottom, can, stern, git, informer, fundament, stinker, weed, posterior, buttocks, do-nothing, puke, polecat, stinkpot, backside, bum, grass, green goddess, betrayer, musk turtle, tail, idler, buns, arse, hindquarters, tail end, tush, sess, derriere, so-and-so, vomitus, hind end, rotter, dirty dog, ass, lowlife, tramp, rump, prat, strikebreaker, squealer, fanny, rear, dope, gage, shutout, smoke, loafer, scab, rat, blabber, tooshie

  2. shutout, skunk(noun)

    a defeat in a game where one side fails to score

    Synonyms:
    wood pussy, locoweed, git, puke, rotter, dirty dog, green goddess, weed, stinker, gage, dope, sess, smoke, scum bag, bum, lowlife, shutout, rat, so-and-so, stinkpot, crumb, grass, pot, sens, polecat

  3. pot, grass, green goddess, dope, weed, gage, sess, sens, smoke, skunk, locoweed, Mary Jane(noun)

    street names for marijuana

    Synonyms:
    dummy, flock, sens, mickle, booby, so-and-so, stinkpot, hummer, pile, low-down, deal, git, crapper, commode, throne, roll of tobacco, fastball, bay window, stool, gage, weed, pot, heap, mourning band, smoke, plenty, rotter, heater, passel, slew, gauge, potbelly, quite a little, toilet, peck, pasturage, poop, sight, wad, potty, pasture, fume, dirty dog, good deal, the skinny, flowerpot, boob, supergrass, can, cola, polecat, green goddess, sess, batch, rat, stack, mess, smoking, spate, locoweed, lot, eatage, crazy weed, potful, shutout, bullet, mountain, scum bag, kitty, potentiometer, mint, dope, stinker, raft, jackpot, grass, mass, bum, tidy sum, corporation, hatful, crazyweed, wood pussy, crumb, tummy, forage, dumbbell, pinhead, great deal, muckle, lowlife, puke

  4. skunk, polecat, wood pussy(verb)

    American musteline mammal typically ejecting an intensely malodorous fluid when startled; in some classifications put in a separate subfamily Mephitinae

    Synonyms:
    wood pussy, locoweed, git, puke, rotter, dirty dog, green goddess, weed, stinker, gage, dope, fitch, sess, smoke, bum, scum bag, foumart, lowlife, shutout, rat, so-and-so, stinkpot, crumb, grass, pot, sens, polecat, foulmart

  5. lurch, skunk(verb)

    defeat by a lurch

    Synonyms:
    stagger, reel, shift, pitch, swag, careen, lurch, keel, prowl

Editors Contribution

  1. polrcat

    Submitted by anonymous on November 17, 2019  

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    badger

How to pronounce skunk?

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  1. skunk

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How to use skunk in a sentence?

  1. Jeff Sessions:

    She ain't got no legs, we're about as close as peas and carrots. She's the best talker you've ever heard. They say she could sell stink to a skunk.

  2. E. B. White:

    The liberal holds that he is true to the republic when he is true to himself. (It may not be as cozy an attitude as it sounds.) He greets with enthusiasm the fact of the journey, as a dog greets a man's invitation to take a walk. And he acts in the dog's way too, swinging wide, racing ahead, doubling back, covering many miles of territory that the man never traverses, all in the spirit of inquiry and the zest for truth. He leaves a crazy trail, but he ranges far beyond the genteel old party he walks with and he is usually in a better position to discover a skunk.

  3. Austin O'Malley:

    Exclusiveness is a characteristic of recent riches, high society, and the skunk.

  4. Abraham Lincoln:

    What kills the skunk is the publicity it gives itself.

  5. John Meyer:

    We all used to carry this stuff. I called it skunk oil, we poured it in a 2-gallon can, poured it out, and threw a match in it, and it'd start a fire along all the rails. We're talking in the mid -'70s. Nowadays you'd get in big trouble doing that.


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