What does Janky mean?

Bad or low-grade quality

If you hear the term ‘Janky’, it’s being used to talk about something that’s really not up to scratch. It’s a way to say that something is of low quality, and it’s not doing well when you compare it to other things of the same type.

People often use ‘Janky’ when they want to criticize something or make a joke about it. It’s not just for things either, you can describe a person as ‘Janky’ too.

There’s more than one way to use this term. You might also hear people say “jank” or “jankity”. So, if you come across these words, just remember they’re just other versions of ‘Janky’.

Example for using ‘Janky’ in a conversation

Hey, did you see that new movie?

Yeah, I did. It was so janky! πŸ™„ The story made no sense and the special effects were terrible.

I know, right? It was definitely of poor quality compared to other movies I’ve seen.

Exactly! I couldn’t believe how jankity it was. I wouldn’t recommend it to anyone.