Definition of stinko in English:

stinko

adjective

informal
  • 1Extremely drunk.

    ‘she was absolutely stinko’
    • ‘Footage shot by a future director in the early '70s captures the great man getting stinko on an airplane before ambling in front of an auditorium full of fans.’
    • ‘Just this last Saturday we went to San Francisco and got stinko in the rain.’
    • ‘If Mexico is traditionally regarded in Hollywood films as the wilderness beyond the suburbs, liminal space to which Americans go to resolve personal conflicts, think, or get stinko, here the country comes into its own.’
    intoxicated, inebriated, drunken, befuddled, incapable, tipsy, the worse for drink, under the influence, maudlin
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  • 2Of a very low standard.

    ‘some performances were stinko’

Origin

1920s: from stink + -o.

Pronunciation

stinko

/ˈstɪŋkəʊ/