from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. An immigrant to the United States from east-central Europe.
- n. A rube or simpleton.
- n. A hardscrabble farm (this usage known in parts of Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, Alberta and Saskatchewan).
Sharpie iz brand uv markur-pen Dunno wat iz a honyock tho!
Ai haz nawt herd teh werd honyock since mai mawn wood cawl us that elebenty elebenty yeers ago!
Ai haz a smiel awn yore werd “honyock” in previus lol!
The “honyock” part is harder to translate; it’s a mildly perjorative term for a foolish person, with debatable origins as a slur used in the US Midwest against people of Eastern European origin… but as far as I know it’s just a general-purpose putdown now, sorta like “twit” or “lout.”
May 12, 2010 at 5:01 pm no, but I did see this little honyock runnin’ thataway with a sharpie.