(adjective) inferior quality; held in low social regard; old and delapidated; refers almost exclusively to inanimate material objects, not to people
We tried to pick up on these girls waiting for the bus, but I was driving my sister's janky 1989 geo metro so we just got clowned instead.
by the jankinator March 25, 2003
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.
by HeyHeyHey!!!!! December 03, 2008
Something that is defective, sub-par, sketchy or questionable.
Uhle is janky ever since he decided to skip work in order to go camping.

I would never go camping with Uhle as he is super janky in the way he always wants to share a tent and sleeping bag with someone.
by TSwift201410 September 19, 2013
Despicably dishonest incompetent self serving shady bastard of a character, questionable quality, often used in conjunction with "cheap ass piece of shit " of very poor quality. no integrity, useless, not to be trusted. no good
That janky doctor performs janky procedures on old people just to get the insurance money before they die.

Or

That janky piece of jewelry my janky boyfriend gave me fell apart the first time I wore it.
by luvya July 06, 2013
A once glorious word that met its downfall when it became the prime word for calling things shitty on the show iCarly. However, there are some still out there that adore the word. Little bastards.
Tall Asian: DOOD THAZ SO JANKY!

Sensible, devilishly handsome man: You're a nasty iCarly fan.
by Matthew Oscar Mayer Bologna March 24, 2010
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."
by MyLifeIsJankyByKeke January 19, 2010
skanky and junky, what the Hawaiians call 'had-it'
Nikki is one janky chick.
These are my jankiest jeans.
by what's it to ya December 14, 2007
adj.- Sketchy or hard to interpret. Something that cant be trusted or understood.
The directions that guy gave us were Janky, i don't think they'll take us where we wanna go.
by Brendan aka Benj November 16, 2004

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