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Definition of "honky" [honky]

  • Offensive Slang Used as a disparaging term for a white person. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "honky" in a sentence
  • "How disappointed all of you human baktags will be when you find out He is just an Irish/German honky from the Midwest USA."
  • "Introducing block rockin 'honky-tonk, New American music for the 21st century, built with love in a little studio, hand crafted, running on inspiration and imagination and duct tape, calling on the spirit of Gram Parsons and Otis Redding and KRS-ONE and Dolly Parton and Nina Simone and Willie Nelson and Missy Elliott and Johnny Cash, to write about what we feel and play what our hearts tell us, because to make it happen is reason enough, and to share it with the world is all the reason you need, because we tell the truth with music and the truth is beautiful."
  • "Jeanne Moos tells us about an event that's being called honky-tonk meets the White House wonk."
  • "Danny´s new partner is experimentimg with salsas and has come up with some good ideas although his salsas need more spiciness so I have suggested he have regular "honky" salsa and a more picante "Dawg" salsa for the more adventurous diner."