janky

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From junky.

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janky (comparative jankier, superlative jankiest)

  1. (slang) Of poor quality. (Can we add an example for this sense?)
  2. (slang) Strange, odd.
    • 2014 August 7, Smokin', Drinkin', and Chillin' (Black Jesus), episode 1:
      Maggie (Kali Hawk): We're gonna do some janky shit. When you're doin' janky shit, you wear a mask.
  3. (computing, colloquial) Unresponsive (of a software application’s user interface), sluggish.

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References[edit]

  • OED 2004
  • Dalzell and Victor, The Concise New Partridge Dictionary of Slang and Unconventional English, →ISBN, p. 1252; earliest usage 1999.
  • Double-Tongued Dictionary