(US) satisfactory, fine.
|Brooklyn Eve. Star 21 Feb. 2/2: In two minutes he leaves the winds behind him and gets ‘hunk’ several hours before his competitor.|
|N.Y. by Gas-Light (1990) 141: You are here – you pay your shilling at the door – and you are ‘hunk’.|
|Joaquin 42: I’m hunk. Of course I ain’t hit.|
|Hans Breitmann in Church 111: I’fe heard of miragles pefore, / Boot none so hunk ash dis.‘Breitmann’s Going to Church’ in|
|Lafayette Gaz. (LA) 26 June 2/3: And so, instead of being hunk, / He got the rinky-dink.|
|Boss 181: ‘Do you approve my proposition?’ [...] ‘The proposition’s all hunk.’.|
|(con. 1865) Ye Olde Fire Laddies 92: I was a jolly runner bold, / When runners were all hunk.|
|Argot: Dict. of Und. Sl.|
to understand, to ‘get wise’.
|Day Book (Chicago) 16 Feb. n.p.: The people are getting hunk to politics, and the business men have got to organize and prevent ’em getting too hunk.|
|New Yorker 21:5 23: Maybe Superman ought to get hunk to a big romance.|
(US) to get even with.
|Spirit of the Times (N.Y.) 5 Nov. 421: Being [...] an opportunity to ‘get hunk’ out of Miss Bunk [HDAS].|
|Yankee Notions 4 362: I want your assistance to get ' hunk' on one of the handsomest pieces of horse flesh ever buckled to a sulky.|
|World (N.Y.) 26 Apr. 3/3: It is hoped that the home team will get ‘beautifully hunk’ on the visitors.|
|World (N.Y.) 5 June 9/6: [headline] How the Hook Gang ‘Got Hunk’ with Dwyer.|
|Maison De Shine 231: I s’pose he lose a coupla bets, an’ done this to git hunk. [Ibid.] 262: He was to descend upon his life partner and ‘get hunk,’ [...] for the myriad indignities he had suffered.|
|Old Man Curry 66: That’s what I call getting hunk with a vengeance.‘Playing Even with Obadiah’ in|
|Cowboy 312: Sometimes with no more definite purpose than a lark, but usually as a means of ‘getting hunk’ with some well-to-do but hated rancher.|
|Put on the Spot 110: We wipe ’em out an’ we get hunk for Kinky an’ we cop their territory.|
|On Broadway 11 Nov. [synd. col.] The place to make the Japs the heavies is in the newsreels, especially if it also shows the heroes gettng hunk.|
|Boston Globe 12 June 2/4: Suppose I show you how to get hunk with the cheapskates? [DA].|
|Men from the Boys (1967) 76: This means a lot more to me than getting hunk for a badge-happy kid.|
|Amer. Viking 195: In the old days when someone wanted to do you wrong, or get hunk with you, he punched you in the nose.|
|Block Buster 273: We still want to see if we can get hunk with him.|
(US) to take equal shares.
|Darkness and Daylight in N.Y. 163: We’ll go hunks, an’ whatever I have you shall have the same.|