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hunks

[ huhngks ]
/ hʌŋks /
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noun (used with a singular or plural verb)
a crabbed, disagreeable person.
a covetous, stingy person; miser.
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Origin of hunks

1595–1605; origin uncertain; cf. -s4
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British Dictionary definitions for hunks

hunks
/ (hʌŋks) /

noun (functioning as singular) rare
a crotchety old person
a miserly person

Word Origin for hunks

C17: of unknown origin
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