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  • n. Plural form of honkytonk.


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  • As a former Fulbright scholar with Ivy League degrees, I can say that none of my women friends use such terms as Mighty does to put down men – maybe women who work the streets or in honkytonks but not educated professional women.

    Think Progress » Colbert to Kristol: “How Is The New American Century?”

  • There's some good analysis of where things went terribly wrong, some stuff about homo-misogyny and also he calls folks "honkytonks".

    i hope the food tastes better in heaven

  • Although as a parent, I can certainly sympathize with the President's desire to plumb the psyche of a pretty collegiate ingénue, prone to vomiting outside nightclubs on weeknights in the West Village while her devilishly underdressed twin sister skirts arrest in the honkytonks of Austin.

    Geoff Rodkey: Books I Wish The President Had Read

  • Instead of leaving West Texas to pursue his musical career on the road or in Nashville, he stayed home to devote himself to his family, playing clubs, VFW halls, and honkytonks at night and on the weekends.

    Archive 2006-09-17

  • And listen to your mother and never go to the local honkytonks.

    From On High

  • Despite sagging spirits, which perhaps make him a little less tolerant, a little less of a good listener in the low dives and waterfront honkytonks where he seeks sustenance, Jonathan Raban has lost neither his acuity nor his descriptive powers.

    Now Voyager

  • THE PRESIDENT: From Blueberry Hill to Capitol Hill, and countless concert halls and honkytonks in between, Fats Domino has brought musical joy to millions, including me.

    Remarks At Presentation Of Medal Of The Arts Ceremony

  • Staying up late in honkytonks was not the ideal way for a young athlete to keep in shape.


  • “No McGuire Sisters, no garbage trucks at three A.M., no honkytonks, no beach parties.”

    The Princess

  • Moving into his teens, Ike began playing piano in local honkytonks, and then joined the Tophatters, a big swing band put together by a saxophone-playing dentist, Dr.E. G. Mason.

    I Tina


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