Definition of Honky

1. Noun. (slang) offensive names for a White man.




Definition of Honky

1. Noun. (North America racial slur pejorative) A Caucasian person. ¹

2. Noun. (US obsolete) A factory hand or general unskilled worker. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Honky

1. honkey [n HONKIES] - See also: honkey

Lexicographical Neighbors of Honky

honing
honk
honk off
honked
honker
honkers
honkey
honkeys
honkie
honkies
honkin'
honking
honkingly
honkings
honks
honky (current term)
honky-tonk
honky-tonks
honky tonk
honkytonk
honkytonks
honnor
honnour
honokiol
honor'd
honor guard
honor killing
honor killings
honor roll

Literary usage of Honky

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Popular Science Review: A Quarterly Miscellany of Entertaining and edited by [Anonymus AC02893924] (1862)
"KS COMBS DRAINING honky FROM run COMBS TRANSFERRING COMBS ' AKD BEES TO ... THK USES OF honky PREPARATION OF WAX PROPOLIS PROFIT CALENDAR With very numerous ..."

2. Read & Understand Celebrating Diversity Grades 2-3 by Dorothy Brock (2000)
"At night she went to nightclubs called honky-tonks. ... But he did enjoy listening to the music coming from the nearby honky-tonks. ..."

3. Fort Worth, Texas: A Photographic Portrait by Peter A. Calvin, Photographer (2007)
"... but it's even wilder on Friday and Saturday nights in the honky- ... a memorable day or night here since this honky-tonk opened in 1981. ..."

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