JUNK

What Does JUNK Mean?

JUNK means "Male Genitalia" and "Heroin." Here is more information about each of these definitions of JUNK.

Male Genitalia

Especially in the US, the word junk is used as slang for the male genitalia.

The origins of the term are uncertain, but it sprang to public attention in 2010, when John Tyner, an American computer programmer, refused to enter a body scanner at San Diego International Airport (SAN) and was obliged to submit to a body search. Tyner agreed to the pat-down, but said "If you touch my junk, I'm gonna have you arrested."

The encounter with the guard was recorded by Tyner on his cell phone and posted online. The video went viral and was used by conservative politicians and media outlets to attack the security policies of the Obama administration.

Heroin

Among drug users, junk is also used as a slang word for heroin.

Other slang terms for heroin include, brown, dog food, and jelly roll.

Check out our list of terms for spotting drug use.

Summary of Key Points for the First Definition

"Male Genitalia" is the most common definition for JUNK on Snapchat, WhatsApp, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and TikTok.
JUNK
Definition:Male Genitalia
Type:Word (Slang)
Guessability:
3: Guessable
Typical Users:
Adults and Teenagers

Summary of Key Points for the Second Definition

"Heroin" is a common definition for JUNK in drugs-related chat.
JUNK
Definition:Heroin
Type:Word (Slang)
Guessability:
4: Difficult to guess
Typical Users:
Adults and Teenagers

Example of JUNK Used in a Text

JUNK

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