adjective \ˈhəŋ-kē\

Definition of HUNKY

:  being a hunk :  attractive and usually well-built <the film's hunky leading man>

First Known Use of HUNKY



noun Hun·ky \ˈhəŋ-kē\
plural Hunkies

Definition of HUNKY

usually disparaging
:  a person of central or east European birth or descent

Variants of HUNKY

Hun·ky also Hun·kie \ˈhəŋ-kē\

Origin of HUNKY

alteration of Hungarian
First Known Use: circa 1896


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