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hincty

[hingk-tee] /ˈhɪŋk ti/
adjective, hinctier, hinctiest. Slang.
1.
conceited or snobbish.
Also, hinkty.
Origin
1920-1925
1920-25; of obscure origin; compare-cty in dicty
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Word Origin and History for hincty
adj.

"conceited," by 1924 in U.S. black slang. Cf. obsolete Scottish hichty (c.1500), considered an alteration of height-y.

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hincty

adjective
  1. Snobbish; aloof; stuck-up: hinkty motherfucker/ like you do a hankty heifer in the bed and make her like it
  2. Pompous; overbearing
  3. HINKY n A white person; ofay

[1924+ Black; origin unknown]


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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