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punky

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[ puhng-kee ]
/ ˈpʌŋ ki /
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adjective, punk·i·er, punk·i·est.
of, like, or pertaining to spongy punk.
burning very slowly, as a fire.
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Origin of punky

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An Americanism dating back to 1870–75; punk2 + -y1

OTHER WORDS FROM punky

punk·i·ness, noun

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Other definitions for punky (2 of 2)

punky2
[ puhng-kee ]
/ ˈpʌŋ ki /

adjective, punk·i·er, punk·i·est.
Slang. of or like punks or hoodlums.
of, relating to, or characteristic of punk rock, its performers, or its devotees.

Origin of punky

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OTHER WORDS FROM punky

punk·i·ness, noun
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