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junky1

[juhng-kee]
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adjective, junk·i·er, junk·i·est.
  1. of the nature of junk; trashy.

Origin of junky1

First recorded in 1945–50; junk1 + -y2
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Word Origin and History for junkier

junky

adj.

"run-down, seedy, trashy," 1876, from junk (n.1) + -y (2).

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