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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Of or related to junk; worthy of being discarded.
  • adj. Meaningless, fatuous, or unbelievable: a junky novel.
  • n. Variant of junkie.

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  • adj. Having the quality (or being like) junk, cheap or of low quality.
  • n. Alternative spelling of junkie.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a narcotics addict
  • n. someone who is so ardently devoted to something that it resembles an addiction

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  • A pert description of lungs that are full of rhonchi, râles, and other wet, nasty, disease sounds.

    January 26, 2008