English noun: skunk
|1.||skunk (person) a person who is deemed to be despicable or contemptible|
|Samples||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||bum, crumb, dirty dog, git, lowlife, puke, rat, rotter, scum bag, so-and-so, stinker, stinkpot|
|Broader (hypernym)||disagreeable person, unpleasant person|
|2.||skunk (event) a defeat in a game where one side fails to score|
|Broader (hypernym)||defeat, licking|
|3.||skunk (artifact) street names for marijuana|
|Synonyms||dope, gage, grass, green goddess, locoweed, Mary Jane, pot, sens, sess, smoke, weed|
|Broader (hypernym)||cannabis, ganja, marihuana, marijuana|
|4.||skunk (animal) American musteline mammal typically ejecting an intensely malodorous fluid when startled; in some classifications put in a separate subfamily Mephitinae|
|Synonyms||polecat, wood pussy|
|Broader (hypernym)||mustelid, musteline, musteline mammal|
|Narrower (hyponym)||badger skunk, Conepatus leuconotus, hog-nosed skunk, hognosed skunk, hooded skunk, little spotted skunk, Mephitis macroura, Mephitis mephitis, rooter skunk, Spilogale putorius, spotted skunk, striped skunk|
English verb: skunk
|1.||skunk (competition) defeat by a lurch|
|Pattern of use||Somebody ----s somebody|
|Broader (hypernym)||defeat, get the better of, overcome|
|Domain category||card game, cards|