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3 definitions found
 for honkytonk
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  honky-tonk \honky-tonk\ n.
     1. a cheap drinking and dancing establishment; a cheap and
        tawdry nightclub.
  
     Syn: barrelhouse.
          [WordNet 1.5]
  
     2. A district in which honky-tonks[1] are found.
        [PJC]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  honky-tonk \honky-tonk\ a.
     Pertaining to or resembling a honky-tonk.
     [PJC]
  
     2. (Music) Pertaining to a style of ragtime piano music
        having a melody embellished with chords and syncopated
        rhythms, accompanied by a bass in strict two-four or
        four-four time. It is often played on an upright piano
        having its strings muffled to produce a tinny sound; as, a
        honky-tonk piano. --RHUD
        [PJC]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  honkytonk
      n 1: a cheap disreputable nightclub or dance hall [syn:
           honkytonk, dive]

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