Slang a person from EC Europe or of Hungarian or Slavic extraction: a somewhat offensive term of hostility and contempt
also sp. hun′kie, hun′key
Origin of hunkyuncertain or unknown; perhaps altered from Hungarian
Slang of, like, or characteristic of a hunk (sense )
nounpl. hun·kies Offensive Slang
Used as a disparaging term for a person from east-central Europe, especially a laborer.
Origin of hunkyProbably shortening and alteration of bohunk
adjectivehunk·i·er, hunk·i·est Slang
Having a well-developed physique; sexually attractive. Used especially of men.
(comparative hunkier, superlative hunkiest)
Probably Dutch hunke, 19th century.