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skank +‎ -y

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skanky (comparative skankier, superlative skankiest)

  1. (slang) in the manner of a skank (disreputable woman)
  2. (slang) vile, lewd
    • 2010, Chuck Klosterman, “The Jack Factor”, in Chuck Klosterman on Rock: A Collection of Previously Published Essays:
      Heavy Metal, Music from the Motion Picture (1981, Elektra): This movie is pretty lousy if you're sober and/or an adult, and the soundtrack should be either glammier or skankier, or maybe both.