honkin'

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Etymology[edit]

From honking or honkingly by shortening

Adjective[edit]

honkin' (comparative more honkin', superlative most honkin')

  1. (US, slang) Emphatically or impressively big; really big.
  2. (US, slang) Used as an intensifier
    • 1997 March 05, Will Hermes, “The Importance of Being Earnest: U2 goes forward and backward with Pop”, Minneapolis City Pages:
      But that hasn't stopped U2 from assuming the mantle as the biggest, honkin'-est rock band in the world and running with it.

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Adverb[edit]

honkin' (comparative more honkin', superlative most honkin')

  1. (US, slang) Very; tremendously.