[ UK /d‍ʒˈʌŋki/ ]
[ US /ˈdʒəŋki/ ]
  1. someone who is so ardently devoted to something that it resembles an addiction
    a car nut
    a news junkie
    a bodybuilding freak
    a golf addict
  2. a narcotics addict
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How To Use junky In A Sentence

  • They're surrounded by fast-food outlets in schools, soda and candy machines, and junky snacks in classrooms and at parties, parades, holiday celebrations, and just about everywhere else.
  • I was born a junky, weaned off heroin using methadone in the first weeks of my life.
  • Enter the junkyard jungle gym and slowly clamber through it, stripping to your jockstrap at the halfway mark.
  • On my pumpkin junky problem, but dammit, now Dino's doing a contest ... and I live in the same city so could conceivably figure out which school the judge goes to & bribe him with ... hmmm I wonder ... I was going to go Cold Turkey
  • She had put on her junky jeans that had holes and tears in it along with her ratty old black T-shirt.
  • Billy helped Tinguely scavenge dumps and junkyards in the New Jersey Meadowlands for the motors and wheels and other detritus that would compose his giant kinetic heap.
  • At high noon, Chopped Chainsaws and Supercharged Speed Wrenches will go head-to-head down 75 feet of two-lane dragstrip at Ace Junkyard. Boing Boing: May 4, 2003 - May 10, 2003 Archives
  • Like the rust on a junkyard car, that boundary layer could get only so thick.
  • Here is the junkyard, not as a repository of useless and discreet things, but as the living space of the working artist.
  • The loam of the junkyard was rich and fertile, streaming with healthy earthworms, mole crickets, and warty toads camouflaged against the ground.
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