junky

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[ juhng-kee ]
/ ˈdʒʌŋ ki /

adjective, junk·i·er, junk·i·est.

of the nature of junk; trashy.

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Origin of junky

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First recorded in 1945–50; junk1 + -y2

Definition for junky (2 of 2)

junky2
[ juhng-kee ]
/ ˈdʒʌŋ ki /

noun, plural junk·ies.

Origin of junky

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