how to pronounce hunky


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hunky is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of hunky in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… that yeah I'm a hunky piece of man-meat …”

meanings of hunky


  1. Even; square; on equal footing with.
  2. Exhibiting strong, masculine beauty.
  3. All right; in good condition.
  4. Shaped like a hunk, or piece; chunky.


  1. Alternative letter-case form of hunky (“Hungarian, eastern European").
  2. A Hungarian or other eastern European, e.g. a Romanian or a Slav. (Sometimes applied (like honky) to any white person.).

hunky frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word hunky occurs in english on average 0.7 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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