skanky

/ (ˈskæŋkɪ) /

adjective -kier or -kiest slang

dirty, foul-smelling, or unattractive
promiscuous

Nearby words

  1. skald,
  2. skanda,
  3. skaneateles lake,
  4. skanger,
  5. skank,
  6. skanky-ho,
  7. skara brae,
  8. skarn,
  9. skase,
  10. skat

Derived Formsskankiness, noun

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Word Origin and History for skanky

skanky

adj.

"ugly, unattractive" (originally of women), by 1965, U.S. Black slang; see skank.

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