or hon·kie, hon·key, hon·ker
- a contemptuous term used to refer to a white person.
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- derogatory, slang, mainly US a White man or White men collectively
Word Origin for honky
Word Origin and History for honky
also honkey, derogatory slang word for "white person," by 1967, black slang, of unknown origin, perhaps from late 19c. hunky "East-Central European immigrant," a colloquial shortening of Hungarian. Honky in the sense of "factory hand" is attested from 1946.