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junk·y 1

adj. junk·i·er, junk·i·est
1. Of or related to junk; worthy of being discarded.
2. Meaningless, fatuous, or unbelievable: a junky novel.

junk·y 2

Variant of junkie.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.junky - a narcotics addictjunky - a narcotics addict      
addict - someone who is physiologically dependent on a substance; abrupt deprivation of the substance produces withdrawal symptoms
cocaine addict - a person addicted to cocaine
binger, crack addict - someone addicted to crack cocaine
heroin addict - someone addicted to heroin
opium addict, opium taker - someone addicted to opium
withdrawer - a drug addict who is discontinuing the use of narcotics
2.junky - someone who is so ardently devoted to something that it resembles an addictionjunky - someone who is so ardently devoted to something that it resembles an addiction; "a golf addict"; "a car nut"; "a bodybuilding freak"; "a news junkie"
enthusiast, partizan, partisan - an ardent and enthusiastic supporter of some person or activity
gym rat - someone who spends all leisure time playing sports or working out in a gymnasium or health spa
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In fact, even better if it is a portfolio of very credit-risky bonds: in this game, the junkier the bonds, the better the alchemy works.
It may be easier to give kids what's tastier and junkier, but how we set the table now sets the stage for the future.
It's a good job that me and the missus aren't expecting the patter of tiny feet any time soon - assuming I could run fast enough to catch her in the first place - because I hardly think the world, given the awful state it's in at the moment, is really fit to cope with a new generation of milk bottle-pale, near-sighted sickly kids raised on junk food and even junkier telly.