A conjunctive form of both skanky and junky, thus denoting something both gross and in poor condition.
My friend, Larry, lives in a real shit-hole. There's dirty socks on the couch and it smells of bong-water. Man, that place is janky!
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A word to describe something that is sketch/cheap/awkward. Usually used to describe an object.
Man, I went to walgreens to get some wrapping paper and it was just all janky.
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Of questionable strength or worth; ramshackle or rigged in an unprofessional manner; ludicrously cheap or ill-suited to a given purpose; laughable; e.g. George W. Bush. Origin: Lambda Chi Alpha fraternity, Reno, NV, USA circa 1996 (earliest known)
That lifeboat is janky! Look at the duct tape job.
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The word "Janky" means, to be sloppy, messy, looking like a hot mess, nasty attitude, foul mouthed, thinking you look good but you DONT, when you think your makeup is on fleek but it's NOT, when you think you have a nice house, but we all know it's JANKY!!!
Girl, do not call him back... He is JANKY!!

That outfit is JANKY!!

Boy, you need braces cuz your mouth is super JANKY!!!

Your car is so JANKY!!!
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adj.: Short for "jacked up skanky." Can be used to describe something that goes beyond regular skanky and is just plain jacked up.

n.: A "Jank" is short for a "jacked up skank." Someone who looks so beyond skanky, it's just jacked up.
That chick is just janky. Who goes out in public like that?

Look at that jank. She looks like a jacked up skank.
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an adjective for a person, place, or thing which is quite broken, annoying, undesirable, gross, unfortunate, messed up, just plain stupid, or for anything with a negative connotation.

This word may be integrated into other words to describe many things, for example: "jankmuffin, straight out of the oven." or "you got a janky face."

It can also be used as a complaint about ones life: "my life is janky" or "m.l.i.j.".
"Ugh, my teacher gave me so much homework!"
"That's Janky!"
or...
"You're ugly!" "Well, you're just janky!"
or...
iPod chromatic on speaker "Ugh, turn that OFF! it sounds so janky!"
or...
"the oven's not working, it's gone all janky on us."
and an example of M.L.I.J....
"Our swim coaches threw snow at us during practice. It was cold. mlij."
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An adjective used to describe anything;To be Sleezy, Skeezy, Undersireble, Gross, Shady or anything in between.
"Did you see Laquisha Grinding on Dayvon at dat party? You could straight see her coochie."

"Yes, why she gotta be such a Janky hoe?".

"She was born that way."
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A level above sketchy.
The look he gave me was janky.
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