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Definition of Funk


  1. An offensive smell; a stench.
  2. To envelop with an offensive smell or smoke.
  3. To emit an offensive smell; to stink.
  4. To be frightened, and shrink back; to flinch; as, to funk at the edge of a precipice.
  5. Alt. of Funking
  6. One who funks; a shirk; a coward.
  7. To funk at; to flinch at; to shrink from (a thing or person); as, to funk a task.
  8. To frighten; to cause to flinch.

Funk Quotations

All music is dance music. But when people think of dance music, they think of techno or just house. Anything you can dance to is dance music. I don't care if it's classical, funk, salsa, reggae, calypso; it's all dance music.
Afrika Bambaataa

Ever since the collapse of cap and trade legislation and the realization that President Obama is unlikely to ever utter the words 'climate change' in public again, much less use the bully pulpit to prepare the nation for the catastrophic risks of inaction, the movement has been in a funk.
Jeff Goodell

Funk, I don't think I have anything to do with funk. I've never considered myself funky.
David Bowie

One of my strongest memories is my father playing bongos in the living room in Detroit listening to Motown radio. He was this skinny white bald guy, but he was really moved by blues and Motown and funk.
Sufjan Stevens

I don't do drugs anymore... than, say, the average touring funk band.
Bill Hicks
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