Note: "hankty bitch" is a common phrase using the word
Noun form: Hanktiness
Though the word "hankty" may have been in obscure usage before, it was given its current definition by a New Haven theater student in 2003. The word has swept the East Coast.
"I've been at this party for two hours and nobodby's poured a drink. This room has a hanktiness problem."
Ever since she grew boobs, Mary is acting hankty.