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skunk

noun [C] uk   us   /skʌŋk/

skunk noun [C] (ANIMAL)

[C] a small, black and white North American animal that makes a strong, unpleasant smell as a defence when it is attacked

skunk noun [C] (PERSON)

[C] US slang disapproving an unpleasant person: He was an oily, opportunistic skunk.

skunk noun [C] (DRUG)

[U] →  skunkweed
Translations of “skunk”
in Vietnamese chồn hôi…
in Spanish mofeta…
in Thai สัตว์สีดำสลับขาวพ่นกลิ่นเหม็นเมื่อตกใจ…
in Malaysian skunk…
in French mouffette…
in German das Stinktier…
in Chinese (Traditional) 北美臭鼬…
in Indonesian segung…
in Russian скунс…
in Turkish kokarca…
in Chinese (Simplified) 北美臭鼬…
in Polish skunks…
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