Definition of skunk noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

skunk

 noun
noun
NAmE//skʌŋk//
 
(informal polecat)
 
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  • a small black and white N. American animal that can produce a strong unpleasant smell to defend itself when it is attacked
  • Idioms
    (as) drunk as a skunk(informal)
     
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    very drunk
    See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: skunk