funky

adjective (1)
\ˈfəŋ-kē \

Definition of funky 

(Entry 1 of 2)

: being in a funk : panicky

funky

adjective (2)
funkier; funkiest

Definition of funky (Entry 2 of 2)

1 : having an offensive odor : foul

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

3a : odd or quaint in appearance or feeling

b : lacking style or taste

c : unconventionally stylish : hip

Other Words from funky

Adjective (2)

funkily adverb
funkiness noun

First Known Use of funky

Adjective (1)

1826, in the meaning defined above

Adjective (2)

circa 1680, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for funky

Adjective (2)

funk offensive odor

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