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Etymology edit

junk +‎ -y

Pronunciation edit

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Adjective edit

junky (comparative junkier, superlative junkiest)

  1. Resembling or characteristic of junk; cheap, worthless, or of low quality.
    • 1970-1975, Lou Sullivan, personal diary, quoted in 2019, Ellis Martin, Zach Ozma (editors), We Both Laughed In Pleasure
      I took my jewelry box & made a bracelet for J from an old broken necklace & the clasp from a junky pink charm bracelet.
  2. Full of junk.
    We really need to clear out the junky basement.

Noun edit

junky (plural junkies)

  1. (slang, derogatory) Alternative spelling of junkie

Further reading edit

  • junky”, in OneLook Dictionary Search.