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funky

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adjective \ˈfəŋ-kē\

Definition of funky

  1. :  being in a funk :  panicky

1845

First Known Use of funky

1845


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funky

adjective

Definition of funky

funkier

funkiest

  1. 1 :  having an offensive odor :  foul

  2. 2 :  having an earthy unsophisticated style and feeling; especially :  having the style and feeling of older black American music (as blues or gospel) or of funk <a funky beat>

  3. 3 a :  odd or quaint in appearance or feeling b :  lacking style or taste c :  unconventionally stylish :  hip

funkily

adverb

funkiness

noun

Origin and Etymology of funky

funk offensive odor


First Known Use: 1784



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