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Noun: honky-tonk  'hóng-kee,tóngk
  1. [N. Amer, informal] A cheap drinking and dancing establishment
    - barrelhouse [N. Amer]
  2. A cheap disreputable nightclub or dance hall
    - dive [informal]
  3. [informal] A style of ragtime piano music or playing

Derived forms: honky-tonks

Type of: bar, barroom [N. Amer], cabaret, cantina, club, ginmill [N. Amer, informal], lounge bar [Brit], night club, nightclub, nightspot, saloon, saloon bar [Brit], taproom

Encyclopedia: Honky-tonk