Definition of hunky in US English:



  • (of a man) large, strong, and sexually attractive.

    ‘a hunky guy with rippling stomach muscles’
    • ‘When a hunky joiner arrives to fit new shelves in the surgery, Joanna lets her best assets do the talking.’
    • ‘She wasn't disappointed - her assignments included an interview with a hunky local footballer.’
    • ‘At the end of the day, you're never going to find your hunky man when you're looking for him.’
    • ‘Seems she fancies a hunky law student so much that she actually goes to a class or two with him.’
    • ‘Stephen proved a little more hardy than his hunky doctor character, who in the TV programme fainted at the sight of his own blood.’