Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Same as hunk, 2.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Slang, U. S. All right; in a good condition; also, even; square.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective slang Exhibiting strong, masculine beauty.
  • adjective Shaped like a hunk, or piece; chunky.
  • noun North America, slang, ethnic slur A person of Hungarian or Slavic, especially Ukrainian, descent.

Etymologies

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

Probably Dutch hunke, 19th century.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

From the older hunk, probably alteration of Hungarian. Compare bohunk.

Examples

  • "That's what I call a hunky-dory lot of wood," he finally declared, when

    The Boy Scouts on Sturgeon Island or Marooned Among the Game-fish Poachers

  • EE: Whispers are rampant that a certain hunky new writer is sending you roses and chocolates so he can become a Cabana boy.

    December 2006

  • EE: Whispers are rampant that a certain hunky new writer is sending you roses and chocolates so he can become a Cabana boy.

    ON THE BUBBLE - PERSONS OF INTEREST

  • The "First Dude," as she calls the hunky Eskimo in the East Wing, waits on his snowmobile with the kids - Track (named after high school track meets), Bristol (after Bristol Bay where they did commercial fishing), Willow (after a community in Alaska), Piper

    REDONDOWRITER'S SACRED ORDINARY

  • The "First Dude," as she calls the hunky Eskimo in the East Wing, waits on his snowmobile with the kids - Track (named after high school track meets), Bristol (after Bristol Bay where they did commercial fishing), Willow (after a community in Alaska), Piper

    REDONDOWRITER'S SACRED ORDINARY

  • The "First Dude," as she calls the hunky Eskimo in the East Wing, waits on his snowmobile with the kids - Track (named after high school track meets), Bristol (after Bristol Bay where they did commercial fishing), Willow (after a community in Alaska), Piper

    REDONDOWRITER'S SACRED ORDINARY

  • The "First Dude," as she calls the hunky Eskimo in the East Wing, waits on his snowmobile with the kids - Track (named after high school track meets), Bristol (after Bristol Bay where they did commercial fishing), Willow (after a community in Alaska), Piper

    REDONDOWRITER'S SACRED ORDINARY

  • The "First Dude," as she calls the hunky Eskimo in the East Wing, waits on his snowmobile with the kids - Track (named after high school track meets), Bristol (after Bristol Bay where they did commercial fishing), Willow (after a community in Alaska), Piper

    REDONDOWRITER'S SACRED ORDINARY

  • The "First Dude," as she calls the hunky Eskimo in the East Wing, waits on his snowmobile with the kids - Track (named after high school track meets), Bristol (after Bristol Bay where they did commercial fishing), Willow (after a community in Alaska), Piper

    REDONDOWRITER'S SACRED ORDINARY

  • The "First Dude," as she calls the hunky Eskimo in the East Wing, waits on his snowmobile with the kids - Track (named after high school track meets), Bristol (after Bristol Bay where they did commercial fishing), Willow (after a community in Alaska), Piper

    REDONDOWRITER'S SACRED ORDINARY

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