noun, (used with a singular or plural verb)
a crabbed, disagreeable person.
a covetous, stingy person; miser.
a large piece or lump; chunk.
noun (functioning as sing) (rare)
a crotchety old person
a miserly person
a large piece
(slang) Also called hunk of a man. a well-built, sexually attractive man
1813, “large piece cut off,” possibly from West Flemish hunke (used of bread and meat), which is perhaps related to Dutch homp “lump, hump.” Meaning “attractive, sexually appealing man” is first attested 1945 in jive talk (in Australian slang, it is recorded from 1941).
: hunky talk/ dumb hunkie brain
[huhng-kee] /ˈhʌŋ ki/ adjective, Slang. 1. satisfactory; well; right. 2. even; leaving no balance. [huhng-kee] /ˈhʌŋ ki/ noun, plural hunkies. (sometimes initial capital letter) Slang: Extremely Disparaging and Offensive. 1. a contemptuous term used to refer to a person of Hungarian or Slavic descent, especially an unskilled or semiskilled worker. [huhng-kee] /ˈhʌŋ ki/ adjective, hunkier, […]
[huhng-kee-dawr-ee, -dohr-ee] /ˈhʌŋ kiˈdɔr i, -ˈdoʊr i/ adjective, Slang. 1. about as well as one could wish or expect; satisfactory; fine; OK. /ˌhʌŋkɪˈdɔːrɪ/ adjective 1. (informal) very satisfactory; fine adj. 1866, American English (popularized c.1870 by a Christy Minstrel song), perhaps a reduplication of hunkey “all right, satisfactory” (1861), from hunk “in a safe position” […]
[huhn-ish] /ˈhʌn ɪʃ/ adjective 1. of or relating to the Huns. 2. (sometimes lowercase) barbarous; destructive. /ˈhʌnɪʃ/ adjective 1. of, relating to, or characteristic of the Huns 2. barbarously destructive; vandalistic
[huhnt] /hʌnt/ verb (used with object) 1. to chase or search for (game or other wild animals) for the purpose of catching or killing. 2. to pursue with force, hostility, etc., in order to capture (often followed by down): They hunted him down and hanged him. 3. to search for; seek; endeavor to obtain or […]