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jargon
/huhng’g*s/ (Perhaps related to slang “humongous”) Large, unwieldy, usually unmanageable. E.g. “TCP is a hungus piece of code.”
[Jargon File]
(1999-01-26)

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  • Hunker

    [huhng-ker] /ˈhʌŋ kər/ verb (used without object) 1. to squat on one’s heels (often followed by down). 2. Informal. 3. Slang. to lumber along; walk or move slowly or aimlessly. noun 4. hunkers, one’s haunches. Idioms 5. on one’s hunkers, [huhng-ker] /ˈhʌŋ kər/ noun 1. a member of the conservative faction in the Democratic Party […]



  • Hunkering

    [huhng-ker] /ˈhʌŋ kər/ verb (used without object) 1. to squat on one’s heels (often followed by down). 2. Informal. 3. Slang. to lumber along; walk or move slowly or aimlessly. noun 4. hunkers, one’s haunches. Idioms 5. on one’s hunkers, /ˈhʌŋkə/ verb 1. (intransitive) often foll by down. to squat; crouch v. “to squat, crouch,” […]

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