Definition of stinkpot in US English:



  • 1US informal An unpleasant person (used as a term of abuse).

    • ‘Something he doesn't tell you, that Michigan plant he spoke at turned out to be one of those old stinkpots that was then under investigation for Clean Air Act violations.’
    • ‘But those stinkpots just happened to belong to very powerful political patrons (some of whom now sit on his cabinet, like the Treasury Secretary).’
    • ‘So while they may not be as clean as they would be at home, they're not total stinkpots.’
    1. 1.1 A vehicle that emits foul-smelling exhaust fumes, especially a motorboat as opposed to a sailboat.
  • 2

    another term for musk turtle