(noun, verb)


1. a person who is deemed to be despicable or contemptible

Similar word(s): bum, crumb, git, lowlife, puke, rat, rotter, stinker, stinkpot

Definition categories: person

2. a defeat in a game where one side fails to score

Similar word(s): shutout

Definition categories: event, defeat, licking

3. street names for marijuana

Similar word(s): dope, gage, grass, locoweed, pot, sens, sess, smoke, weed

Definition categories: man–made, cannabis, ganja, marihuana, marijuana

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

Similar word(s): polecat

Definition categories: animal, mustelid, musteline


1. defeat by a lurch

Similar word(s): lurch

Definition categories: competition, defeat, overcome

Sentences with skunk as a verb:

- I skunked him at cards.

- We fished all day but the lake skunked us.