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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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Andre's most famous hit, Mysterious Girl, wouldn't see a UK release until May 1996 due to complications with his record label, but one of his songs, Funky Junky, had been regularly used on the popular soap, Neighbours, which was still on BBC1 back then.
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It wasn't hard I actually had quite a veil of time going through all the beauty products because I am quite a beauty product junky.
If you can handle the adult humor and the wicked satire, Bad Monkey is a must read tale for any detective junky or anyone who enjoys a great comedy.
The adrenaline junky is hoping to raise PS30,000 for the Teenage Cancer Trust, which has two units in Newcastle.
Yes, I am a bit of a device junky, with a personal iPhone and iPad.
I like to warn parents about the perils of not only this holiday, but about also cheap, junky products in general.