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Definition of "junky" []

  • Of or related to junk; worthy of being discarded. (adjective)
  • Meaningless, fatuous, or unbelievable: a junky novel. (adjective)
  • Variant of junkie. (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 "junky" in a sentence
  • "Brian is the real deal, not some adrenalin junky tear assing around messing up things for everyone else."
  • "On my pumpkin junky problem, but dammit, now Dino's doing a contest ... and I live in the same city so could conceivably figure out which school the judge goes to & bribe him with ... hmmm I wonder ..."
  • "He was not an “adrenalin junky” – a term that fits so many hyped newscasters."
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