Quantcast
Merriam-Webster Logo
  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
  • Scrabble
  • Spanish Central
  • Learner's Dictionary

punkie

noun, pun·kie \ˈpəŋ-kē\

Definition of punkie

plural punkies



Variants of punkie

also punky play \ˈpəŋ-kē\

Origin of punkie

New York Dutch punki, modification of Delaware (Munsee) pónkwəs


First Known Use: 1769


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up punkie? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

to manage or play awkwardly

Get Word of the Day daily email!