Etymology
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stinker (n.)

as a term of abuse (often banteringly), c. 1600, agent noun from stink (v.); also in the same sense was stinkard (c. 1600). Extended form stinkeroo attested by 1934.

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Definitions of stinker

stinker (n.)
a person who is deemed to be despicable or contemptible;
Synonyms: rotter / dirty dog / rat / skunk / stinkpot / bum / puke / crumb / lowlife / scum bag / so-and-so / git
stinker (n.)
anything that gives off an offensive odor (especially a cheap cigar);
stinker (n.)
an artifact (especially an automobile) that is defective or unsatisfactory;
Synonyms: lemon
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