honky

noun hon·ky \ˈhȯŋ-kē, ˈhäŋ-\

Definition of honky

plural

honkies

also

honkeys

  1. offensive —used as an insulting and contemptuous term for a white person

Variants of honky

or

honkie

less commonly

honkey

\ˈhȯŋ-kē, ˈhäŋ-\

Origin and Etymology of honky

probably alteration of Hunky


First Known Use: 1958


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a harsh rebuke

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