Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A minute dipterous insect common in the Adirondack region of New York and in the Maine woods, which bites severely and is a great nuisance to travelers and sportsmen. It has not been determined entomologically, but is probably a midge of the genus Ceratopogon.

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  • adjective US Of or pertaining to punk (touchwood).
  • adjective Of or pertaining to the punk subculture.
  • noun Alternative spelling of punkie.

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

  • noun minute two-winged insect that sucks the blood of mammals and birds and other insects

Etymologies

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punk +‎ -y

Examples

  • Sure, nobody broke out a pair of glittery assless chaps, but one contestant tried to make Christina go "punky" - and his fabric-light look led to many a disparaging

    Idolator

  • It was punchy, plain, said what it thought - punky in other words.

    The Music Of Death, Alive Again

  • He remembered that her hair was dyed blonde then, cut in short, punky layers.

    Sins of Two Fathers

  • He remembered that her hair was dyed blonde then, cut in short, punky layers.

    Sins of Two Fathers

  • He remembered that her hair was dyed blonde then, cut in short, punky layers.

    Sins of Two Fathers

  • He remembered that her hair was dyed blonde then, cut in short, punky layers.

    Sins of Two Fathers

  • In other words, as the Dec. 31 deadline for completing their withdrawal approaches, U.S. troops are leaving behind the good, the bad and what "Lil Czar" Mohammed calls the "punky."

    The Seattle Times

  • In other words, as the Dec. 31 deadline for completing their withdrawal approaches, U.S. troops are leaving behind the good, the bad and what "Lil Czar" Mohammed calls the "punky."

    Yahoo! News: Business - Opinion

  • In other words, as the Dec. 31 deadline for completing their withdrawal approaches, U.S. troops are leaving behind the good, the bad and what "Lil Czar" Mohammed calls the "punky."

    Yahoo! News: Business - Opinion

  • In other words, as the Dec. 31 deadline for completing their withdrawal approaches, U.S. troops are leaving behind the good, the bad and what "Lil Czar" Mohammed calls the "punky."

    Yahoo! News: Business - Opinion

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