Variant of skunk
- any of several bushy-tailed carnivores (family Mustelidae) of the New World, about the size of a house cat: it has glossy black fur, usually with white stripes or spots down the back, and ejects a foul-smelling, musky liquid when disturbed or frightened
- its fur
- Informal a despicable, offensive person
Origin: from New England Algonquian cognate of Abenaki segôgw
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