Definition of stinkpot in US English:



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

    • ‘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.’
    • ‘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.’
    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