Home » Dictionary » janky


This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

  • yup.  Janky= messed up, dilapidated, falling apart, retarded, etc.  I often refer to my janky-assed car.

  • I used this word today for this very meaning and they all looked at me like I was janky. Well, I guess I’m not the only one.

  • I was told that janky “is or is like” a politically correct version of ghetto (adj.).  This seems to cover most if not all usages.

  • I want to know what’s the meaning of
    the name Jinky?Please kindly help me
    in knowing the meaning of the name Jinky.

  • I am a real estate agent and sometimes use janky, as i did yesterday, to describe features of other sellers units.

  • My name is mista-Z and I have had alot of disagreements with this word,JANKIE,me and a friend were disagreeing about how the word is spelled I spell it with an IE,but he spells it with a Y,How is it really spelled? Can it be said both ways?

Further reading

In the Ballpark (episode #1608)

Novelist Charles Dickens and the musician Prince were very different types of artists, but they also had a lot in common. A new book chronicling...

Alligator Arms

Our conversation about slang terms in various countries to denote someone who’s a tightwad prompts a Minnesota listener to leave a message with...

Old College Try (episode #1607)

In just seconds, online text generators and chatbots can produce whole paragraphs of sophisticated prose. But what do advances in artificial...