punky
I. adjective (punkier; -est) Etymology: 3punk Date: 1872 resembling punk in being soft or rotted • punkiness noun II. adjective Etymology: 1punk Date: 1972 resembling or typical of a punk

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  • punky — punky1 punkiness, n. /pung kee/, adj., punkier, punkiest. 1. of, like, or pertaining to spongy punk. 2. burning very slowly, as a fire. [1870 75, Amer.; PUNK1 + Y1] punky2 punkiness, n …   Universalium

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