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Skunk

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Noun

a small North American mammal, Mephitis mephitis, of the weasel family, having a black coat with a white, V -shaped stripe on the back, and ejecting a fetid odor when alarmed or attacked.
any of several related or similar animals. Compare hog-nosed skunk , spotted skunk .
Informal . a thoroughly contemptible person.
U.S. Navy Slang . an unidentified ship or target.

Verb (used with object)

Slang . to defeat thoroughly in a game, esp. while keeping an opponent from scoring
The team skunked the favorites in the crucial game.

Synonyms

noun
animal , cheat , defeat , knave , mammal , polecat , scoundrel , shellac , stinker

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