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Stigma attached to boring hunk related to us (9)


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'stigma' is the definition.
The answer and definition can be both human attributes as well as being singular nouns.
Perhaps they are linked in a way I don't understand?

'attached to boring hunk related to us' is the wordplay.
I cannot quite see how this works, but
'attached' could be 'on' (I've seen this in other clues) and 'on' is found in the answer.
This explanation may well be incorrect...

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(Other definitions for dishonour that I've seen before include "Shame" , "Slight" , "scandal" , "disgrace" .)

I've seen this clue in The Guardian.
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