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honky-tonk

adjective [before noun] uk   /ˈhɒŋ.ki.tɒŋk/ us    /ˈhɑːŋ.ki.tɑːŋk/
connected with an informal type of jazz piano playing: a honky-tonk piano honky-tonk musicJazz and blues

honky-tonk

noun [C] uk   /ˈhɒŋ.ki.tɒŋk/ us    /ˈhɑːŋ.ki.tɑːŋk/ US
a noisy, cheap bar with loud jazz or country (= traditional) musicPublic entertainment venues
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