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Definition of wonky

wonky

  • something that looks really crappy.
    Look at that wonky car!

    Last edited on Feb 15 1999. Submitted by Leah A. from Ohio University, USA on Feb 15 1999.

  • messed up; does appear as it should.
    That carpet is wonky!

    Last edited on Oct 22 1999. Submitted by Wendy from Purley, Greater London, UK on Oct 22 1999.

  • mixed up, broken, or malfunctioning.
    I dropped it and now the buttons are all wonky.

    Last edited on Jan 19 2002. Submitted by Ian M. from Seattle, WA, USA on Jan 19 2002.

  • of poor quality. bad.
    That code you wrote is wonky and made my PC crash.
    After that long night of drinking, I'm feeling a little wonky this morning.

    Last edited on Feb 11 2002. Submitted by B. Young from Oregon, USA on Feb 11 2002.

  • weird, messed up, not functioning properly.
    My Internet connection's all wonky again.

    Last edited on Feb 24 2003. Submitted by Anonymous on Feb 24 2003.

  • strange, not right, weird
    My car is running all wonky!

    Last edited on Aug 17 2005. Submitted by Laura H. from Baltimore, MD, USA on Aug 17 2005.

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