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Definition funny of Shonky:
Of poor or low quality.
That work he did was so shonky, I can't believe he actually put his name on it. Not to be confused with "Wonky", which means much the same thing, but typically refers to structures, such as buildings, walls, etc.
A compound word from the two terms 'shocking' and 'wonky' meaning that something is so bad or precarious that it is actually shocking. Can also be changed into the adverb shonkily
That is a really shonky piece of construction. He did that plastering shonkily.
The Australian Securities and Investment Commission advises, "See our information sheet INFO 26, 'Don’t get burned,' for tips on avoiding shonky operators and fly-by-night companies."
falling apart through bad construction or age. Often applied to software.
Songs about Shonky:
Allez Ally [Shonky remix] (feat. D.Ham) by El Prevost from the Album Allez Ally Remixes
All I Can Say (Shonky Remix) by Danton Eeprom from the Album All I Can Say
Blue Vaudeville (Shonky Remix) by Alex Celler from the Album Tech Language, Vol. 6
Blue Vaudeville (Shonky Remix) by Alex Celler from the Album Sense Of House, Vol. 14
Blue Vaudeville (Shonky Remix) by Alex Celler from the Album Re:silence
Blue Vaudeville (Shonky Rmx) by Alex Celler from the Album Blue Vaudeville EP
Far Away (Jennifer Cardini & Shonky Remix) by Mlle Caro & Franck Garcia from the Album 10 Years of Crosstown Rebels
Books about Shonky:
SHONKY DOLLARS ... CARTOONS FROM THE SOUTH CHINA MORNING POST by BASHER (1988)
Nah, Really...: The dubious and frankly shonky history of Tui by James Griffin (Jun 1, 2015)
Buyer beware: How to avoid cowboys, dodgy deals and shonky guarantees (EasyLaw) by Maria Konings (2002)