Definitions for honky
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whitey, honky, honkey, honkie(noun)
(slang) offensive names for a White man
A Caucasian person.
A factory hand or general unskilled worker.
Origin: Sense of “factory hand” attested from 1946. Compare hunky, bohunk.
Honky is mainly a racial slur for white people, predominantly heard in the United States and Great Britain. The first recorded use of honky in this context may possibly date back to 1946, yet the exact origins of the word are generally unknown and vary.
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
I’d like to take a second to thank all our men and women in the armed forces that are here, and as far as you, Texas, this is kind of where we started our career, way back in all the honky-tonks.
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