crunk

noun
\ ˈkrəŋk How to pronounce crunk (audio) \

Definition of crunk

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

Examples of crunk in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Jon brought rowdy Atlanta crunk music to the masses and produced for everyone from Usher and Ciara to Pitbull and, yes, T-Pain. Craig Jenkins, Vulture, 3 June 2021 Jon brought rowdy Atlanta crunk music to the masses and produced for everyone from Usher and Ciara to Pitbull and, yes, T-Pain. Craig Jenkins, Vulture, 3 June 2021 Jon brought rowdy Atlanta crunk music to the masses and produced for everyone from Usher and Ciara to Pitbull and, yes, T-Pain. Craig Jenkins, Vulture, 3 June 2021 Jon brought rowdy Atlanta crunk music to the masses and produced for everyone from Usher and Ciara to Pitbull and, yes, T-Pain. Craig Jenkins, Vulture, 3 June 2021 Jon brought rowdy Atlanta crunk music to the masses and produced for everyone from Usher and Ciara to Pitbull and, yes, T-Pain. Craig Jenkins, Vulture, 3 June 2021 Jon brought rowdy Atlanta crunk music to the masses and produced for everyone from Usher and Ciara to Pitbull and, yes, T-Pain. Craig Jenkins, Vulture, 3 June 2021 Jon brought rowdy Atlanta crunk music to the masses and produced for everyone from Usher and Ciara to Pitbull and, yes, T-Pain. Craig Jenkins, Vulture, 3 June 2021 Jon brought rowdy Atlanta crunk music to the masses and produced for everyone from Usher and Ciara to Pitbull and, yes, T-Pain. Craig Jenkins, Vulture, 3 June 2021

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First Known Use of crunk

2000, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for crunk

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

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Last Updated

5 Sep 2021

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“Crunk.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/crunk. Accessed 18 Oct. 2021.

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