Honkie



[hong-kee, hawng-] /ˈhɒŋ ki, ˈhɔŋ-/

noun, plural honkies. Slang: Disparaging and Offensive.
1.
a contemptuous term used to refer to a white person.
/ˈhɒŋkɪ/
noun (pl) honkies
1.
(derogatory, slang, mainly US) a White man or White men collectively
n.

also honkey, derogatory slang word for “white person,” by 1967, black slang, of unknown origin, perhaps from late 19c. hunky “East-Central European immigrant,” a colloquial shortening of Hungarian. Honky in the sense of “factory hand” is attested from 1946.

modifier

: No talkin’ or we’ll bust your honky heads

noun

A white person; Gray, ofay (1967+ Black)

[fr hunky1, as often normally pronounced in black English]

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