honky

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noun hon·ky \ˈhȯŋ-kē, ˈhäŋ-\
variants: or

honkie

or less commonly

honkey

Definition of honky

plural

honkies

also

honkeys

offensive

  1. —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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