- Also called: blue funk a state of nervousness, fear, or depression (esp in the phrase in a funk)
- a coward
- to flinch from (responsibility) through fear
- (tr; usually passive) to make afraid
WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2017
funk1 /fʌŋk/USA pronunciation n. [countable]WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2017
funk2 /fʌŋk/USA pronunciation n. [uncountable]
funk1 (fungk),USA pronunciation n.
funk2 (fungk),USA pronunciation n.
Funk (fŏŏngk, fungk),USA pronunciation n.
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funk /fʌŋk/ informal chiefly Brit n
funk /fʌŋk/ n
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