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hunky

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[huhng-kee]
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adjective Slang.
  1. satisfactory; well; right.
  2. even; leaving no balance.
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Origin of hunky

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An Americanism dating back to 1860–65; origin uncertain

hunky

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or hunk·ie

[huhng-kee]
noun, plural hunk·ies. (sometimes initial capital letter) Slang: Extremely Disparaging and Offensive.
  1. a contemptuous term used to refer to a person of Hungarian or Slavic descent, especially an unskilled or semiskilled worker.
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Origin of hunky

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1895–1900; perhaps Hung(arian) (with devoicing of -g-, influenced by hunk) + -y2; cf. bohunk

hunky

3
[huhng-kee]
adjective, hunk·i·er, hunk·i·est.
  1. Slang. (of a male) having a handsome, well-developed physique.
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Origin of hunky

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First recorded in 1910–15; hunk + -y1
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Related Words for hunky

beautiful, alluring, glamorous, lovely, inviting, fair, enticing, interesting, charming, pleasant, good-looking, tempting, gorgeous, engaging, pleasing, handsome, sweet, teasing, bewitching, prepossessing

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