honkey

n
American
a white person. A pejorative black term which became widely known in the early 1970s. The word's origin is unclear; it is said to be a deformation of 'hunk', meaning an immigrant (ultimately from 'Hungarian'), but may equally be inspired by the honking of pigs.

Contemporary slang . 2014.

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  • honkey — honky honky n. 1. a White person; a term used by some African Americans, intended to be disparaging and often taken as offensive. [Also spelled {honkie} and {honkey}.] Syn: whitey. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • honkey — noun see honky …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • honkey — /hong kee, hawng /, n., pl. honkeys. Slang (disparaging and offensive). honky. * * * …   Universalium

  • honkey — n. (Slang) white person (derogatory) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • honkey — hon·key …   English syllables

  • honkey — 1. adj. of or pertaining to white (Caucasian) behavior, ideas, etc. 2. n. white (Caucasian) …   English slang

  • honkey — noun (slang) offensive names for a White man • Syn: ↑whitey, ↑honky, ↑honkie • Usage Domain: ↑disparagement, ↑depreciation, ↑derogation, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Honky — Honky, Honkey or Honkie is a predominantly American derogatory racial slur for white people. Honky is a corruption of hungy or hunky , a term which originated in the stockyards and slaughterhouses of Chicago. The term may derive from Bohunk… …   Wikipedia

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