dishonest person; swindler or con artist

Dictionary of Australian slang . 2013.

Игры ⚽ Поможем написать реферат

Look at other dictionaries:

  • shonk — Australian Slang dishonest person; swindler or con artist …   English dialects glossary

  • shonk — n British 1. the nose, especially a large and prom inent one. A synonym of conk, this is derived from the following sense. 2. a Jew. An offensive, racist term dating from the 19th century, when shonniker was a Yiddish word denoting a pedlar or… …   Contemporary slang

  • shonk — /ʃɒŋk/ (say shongk) noun Colloquial a shonky person. Also, shonky. {backformation of shonky} …  

  • shonk — …   Useful english dictionary

  • George Washington Shonk — (April 26, 1850 ndash;August 14, 1900) was a Republican member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Pennsylvania.George W. Shonk was born in Plymouth, Pennsylvania. He attended the public schools and Wyoming Seminary in Kingston,… …   Wikipedia

  • List of Phi Sigma Kappa chapters — The Chapter Roll of Phi Sigma Kappa is as follows: List of Chapters FratChapter2 Chapter Name=Alpha Founded=1873 School=University of Massachusetts State=Massachusetts Status=Active Reference=FratChapter2 Chapter Name=Beta Founded=1888… …   Wikipedia

  • Erastus C. Knight — Erastus Cole Knight (March 1, 1857 Buffalo, Erie County, New York September 3, 1923 New York City) was an American businessman and politician.LifeHe attended Public School 16 and 14, and graduated from Bryant Stratton College in Buffalo.… …   Wikipedia

  • Sofía Behrs — Nacimiento 22 de agosto de 1844 …   Wikipedia Español

  • shonky Austral./NZ — informal adjective (shonkier, shonkiest) dishonest, unreliable, or illegal. noun (also shonk) a person engaged in suspect business activities. Origin 1970s: perh. from Engl. dialect shonk smart …   English new terms dictionary

  • shonky — /ˈʃɒŋki / (say shongkee) Colloquial –adjective Also, shonkie, shonkey. 1. of dubious integrity or honesty. 2. mechanically unreliable. –noun Also, shonk. 3. a dishonest person. 4. an act or activity which borders on dishonesty. {? from shonk,… …  

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”