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Skank vs. Skunk

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  • Skank (noun)

    A lewd and disreputable person, often female, especially an unattractive person with an air of tawdry promiscuity.

  • Skank (noun)

    Anything that is particularly foul, unhygienic or unpleasant.

  • Skank (noun)

    A dance performed to ska, dub, or reggae music.

  • Skank (noun)

    A style of rhythmic guitar strumming in ska, reggae, and punk.

  • Skank (noun)

    The act of cheating a person.

    "That's not a good deal; it's a skank."

  • Skank (adjective)

    Lewd, vulgar, skanky.

  • Skank (verb)

    To dance the skank.

  • Skank (verb)

    To play guitar with a skank rhythm.

  • Skank (verb)

    To be dishonest or unreliable, to defraud or deceive, to steal.

  • Skank (verb)

    To cheat, especially a friend.

    "He short-changed a partner, leaving him feeling skanked."

  • Skunk (noun)

    Any of various small mammals, of the family Mephitidae, native to North and Central America, having a glossy black with a white coat and two musk glands at the base of the tail for emitting a noxious smell as a defensive measure.

  • Skunk (noun)

    A despicable person.

  • Skunk (noun)

    A walkover victory in sports or board games, as when the opposing side is unable to score. Compare shutout.

  • Skunk (noun)

    A win by 30 or more points.

  • Skunk (noun)

    A member of a hybrid skinhead and punk subculture.

  • Skunk (noun)

    clipping of skunkweed|dot=marijuana.

  • Skunk (noun)

    Any of the strains of hybrids of Cannabis sativa and Cannabis indica that may have THC levels exceeding those of typical hashish.

  • Skunk (verb)

    To defeat so badly as to prevent any opposing points.

    "I skunked him at cards."

    "We fished all day but the lake skunked us."

  • Skunk (verb)

    To win by 30 or more points.

  • Skunk (verb)

    To go bad, to spoil.

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  • Skank (noun)

    a steady-paced dance performed to reggae music, characterized by rhythmically bending forward, raising the knees, and extending the hands palms-downwards.

  • Skank (noun)

    reggae music suitable for dancing the skank to.

  • Skank (noun)

    a sleazy or unpleasant person.

  • Skank (noun)

    a woman who has many casual sexual encounters or relationships.

  • Skank (verb)

    play reggae music or dance the skank

    "the boys skank while some girls wiggle"

    "skanking rhythms"

    "a minimal skanking guitar"

  • Skank (verb)

    walk or move in a sexually suggestive way.

  • Skank (verb)

    swindle or deceive

    "they made a tidy sum skanking the tourists"

  • Skank (verb)

    obtain by deception or theft

    "I skanked the poster off some wall"

  • Skunk (noun)

    a cat-sized American mammal of the weasel family, with distinctive black-and-white striped fur. When threatened it squirts a fine spray of foul-smelling irritant liquid from its anal glands towards its attacker.

  • Skunk (noun)

    the fur of the skunk.

  • Skunk (noun)

    a contemptible person

    "he'd run up a massive phone bill and hadn't paid—the skunk"

  • Skunk (noun)

    short for skunkweed

  • Skunk (verb)

    defeat (someone) overwhelmingly in a game or contest, especially by preventing them from scoring at all

    "I knew he was a good fisherman, but I didn't expect him to skunk you"

  • Skunk (verb)

    fail to pay (a bill or creditor)

    "he made a practice of skunking hotels"

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Webster Dictionary
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  • Skank (noun)

    any substance considered disgustingly foul or unpleasant

  • Skank (noun)

    a rhythmic dance to reggae music performed by bending forward and extending the hands while bending the knees

  • Skunk (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'"

  • Skunk (noun)

    a defeat in a game where one side fails to score

  • Skunk (noun)

    street names for marijuana

  • Skunk (noun)

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

  • Skunk (verb)

    defeat by a lurch

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