honky

or hon·kie, hon·key

[ hong-kee, hawng- ]

noun,plural hon·kies.Slang: Disparaging and Offensive.
  1. a contemptuous term used to refer to a white person.

Origin of honky

1
1945–50, Americanism; perhaps alteration of hunky3
  • Also hon·ker .

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British Dictionary definitions for honky

honky

/ (ˈhɒŋkɪ) /


nounplural honkies
  1. derogatory, slang, mainly US a White man or White men collectively

Origin of honky

1
C20: of unknown origin

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