\ ˈskaŋ-kē How to pronounce skanky (audio) \
skankier; skankiest

Definition of skanky

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

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Examples of skanky in a Sentence

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

First Known Use of skanky

1982, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for skanky

skank entry 1

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The first known use of skanky was in 1982

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“Skanky.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 10 Jul. 2020.

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