- Any of various small mammals, of the family Mephitidae, native to North and Central America, having a glossy black with a white coat and two musk glands at the base of the tail for emitting a noxious smell as a defensive measure.
- (slang) A type of strong marijuana.
- (slang) A walkover victory in sports or board games, as when the opposing side is unable to score. Compare shutout.
- Skinhead+Punk = skunk
- cribbage: A win by 30 or more points. (Double skunk > 60 points, triple skunk >90.)
- French: moufette , putois
- German: Stinktier , Skunk
- Italian: moffetta
- Spanish: mofeta (italbrac, Spain), zorro hediondo (italbrac, Costa Rica), zorrillo (italbrac, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua)
Etymology: From earlier squunck < Abenaki segongw, segonku (he who squirts).
- cribbage: To win by 30 or more points.
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