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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.
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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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Before heading downtown, hair curled and laid, our mother would light on our bottom bunk, control in hand, and we'd titter every time: her tries at Dixie Kong's hair spin, practice for when she drove out with a tennis racket that junky who pissed and squatted in the yard.
But fate works in mysterious ways, and with that, Junky found himself in an unfamiliar position, not as a player but among the crowd, as he and wife Thelma prayed for the heavens for their daughter fighting for flag and country at the 53rd QubicaAMF Bowling World Cup in Hermosillo, Mexico.
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Jim LaMarche's Pond (9781481447355, $17.99) requires good reading skills or parental assistance, but provides ages 4-8 with a lovely story of Matt, who dreams of building a lovely pond where a deserted, junky pit exists.
There's the junky pal who threatens to drag him back to his old ways, the estranged father (Anthony Head) who seems to shun a reunion and, worst of all, the city's dogs forever threatening to turn Bob into lunch.