Pronunciation: (sting'kur),[key] —n. 1. a person or thing that stinks.
2. Informal.a mean or despicable person; louse.
3. Informal.something, esp. some form of entertainment, of inferior quality.
4. Informal.something difficult: a real stinker of a crossword puzzle. 5. any device emitting an offensive odor, as a stink bomb or stinkpot.
6. Dial.any of several large petrels.