honkie
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. 2000.

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  • honkie — or honky [hôŋ′kē] n. pl. honkies Slang a white person: a term of hostility and contempt: also honkey * * * …   Universalium

  • honkie — or honky [hôŋ′kē] n. pl. honkies Slang a white person: a term of hostility and contempt: also honkey …   English World dictionary

  • honkie — noun see honky …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Honkie — 1. person from Hong Kong; 2. (chiefly US, racist) white person (originally US Black English (1960s); cf. Wolof honq = pink, the colour used to describe white people in many African languages) …   Dictionary of Australian slang

  • honkie — Australian Slang 1. person from Hong Kong; 2. (chiefly US, racist) white person (originally US Black English (1960s); cf. Wolof honq = pink, the colour used to describe white people in many African languages) …   English dialects glossary

  • honkie — 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 …   Contemporary slang

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

  • honkie — noun (C) AmE slang an insulting word for a white person …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • honkie — hon·kie …   English syllables

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

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