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or hon·kie also hon·key  (hông′kē, hŏng′-)
n. pl. hon·kies also hon·keys Offensive Slang
Used as a disparaging term for a white person.

[Possibly blend of Wolof honq, red, pink, of light complexion, and hunky.]
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n, pl honkies
1. US a White man or White men collectively
[C20: of unknown origin]
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or hon•kie

or hon•key

(ˈhɒŋ ki, ˈhɔŋ-)

n., pl. -kies -keys.
usage: This term is a slur and should be avoided. It is used with disparaging intent and is perceived as highly insulting.
Slang: Extremely Disparaging and Offensive. (a contemptuous term used to refer to a white person.)
[1945–50, Amer.; perhaps alter. of hunky1]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.honky - (slang) offensive names for a White man
derogation, disparagement, depreciation - a communication that belittles somebody or something
jargon, lingo, patois, argot, vernacular, slang, cant - a characteristic language of a particular group (as among thieves); "they don't speak our lingo"
Caucasian, White, White person - a member of the Caucasoid race
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Clearwater, FL, November 12, 2014 --(PR.com)-- The Black Honkeys, wildly popular Tampa Bay Area R&B, Funk, Soul and Rock and Roll band, recently released their new CD titled “And So On…” The CD release was also accompanied by the release of a new Music Video from the CD, titled “Icebreaker.”
As the video ended, the projection screen flew up to reveal The Black Honkeys playing on stage, and the audience was immediately on its feet, dancing in the aisles and balconies of the theater for the remainder of the entire show.
Police sources claim she called a WPC a "white ***" and a "white s**g" before screaming, "***ing white honkeys" at the officer and her colleagues.