Definition of huckery in English:

huckery

adjective

NZ
informal
  • Unattractive or ugly.

    ‘paint is peeling from huckery old outbuildings’
    ‘it looks a bit huckery, but it's good value’
    • ‘They ride off into the sunset in their huckery car with all these beer cans tied to the back of it.’
    • ‘It was a pretty huckery-looking mini-bus.’
    • ‘She'll only spoil it with that huckery face.’
    • ‘I've spent days machining all these huckery bits of wood into what I think is a beautiful work of art.’
    • ‘The phrase 'huckery old car' was very common.’

Origin

1970s: possibly from Maori hakirara ‘slovenly’.

Pronunciation

huckery

/ˈhʌkəri/