honky

noun hon·ky \ ˈhȯŋ-kē , ˈhäŋ- \
variants: or honkie or less commonly honkey

Definition of honky

plural honkies also honkeys
offensive
used as an insulting and contemptuous term for a white person

Origin and Etymology of honky

probably alteration of Hunky

First Known Use: 1958

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