skanky

adjective \ ˈskaŋ-kē \

Definition of skanky

skankier; skankiest
1 slang : repugnantly filthy or squalid
2 slang : of low or sleazy character

Examples of skanky in a Sentence

  1. a pop star who cultivates an image that is more skanky than sexy

Origin and Etymology of skanky



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