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crunk

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noun \ˈkrəŋk\

Definition of crunk

  1. :  a style of Southern rap music featuring repetitive chants and rapid dance rhythms



Origin and Etymology of crunk

crunk, word of fluctuating meaning used during the 1990s in lyrics of the rap groups OutKast and Lil Jon & The East Side Boyz


First Known Use: 2000


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