honky

noun
hon·​ky | \ ˈhȯŋ-kē How to pronounce honky (audio) , ˈhäŋ- \
variants: or honkie or less commonly honkey
plural honkies also honkeys

Definition of honky

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

First Known Use of honky

1958, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for honky

probably alteration of Hunky

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“Honky.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/honky. Accessed 20 May. 2022.

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