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a strong unpleasant smell
  • the overpowering funk of rotten meat emanated from the garbage bin

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Synonyms & Antonyms of funk (Entry 2 of 3)

a person who shows a shameful lack of courage in the face of danger
  • he may be a strong, athletic guy, but he's a real funk when it comes to donating blood

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Synonyms & Antonyms of funk (Entry 3 of 3)

as in dodge, duck

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The first known use of funk was in 1606

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“Funk.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 9 Aug. 2020.

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