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Definition of Funk

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

Funk is the absence of any and everything you can think of, but the very essence of all that is. And saying that, I'm saying funk is anything that we create in our minds that we want to do, what we want to be, but we don't have the resources.
Bootsy Collins

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

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

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 am in love with old school funk and soul music. That's what I grew up listening to, and I want to bring that style back with my music. I love artists like Stevie Wonder, Donna Summer, Aretha Franklin, Michael Jackson, Earth, Wind, & Fire, Bruno Mars, Justin Timberlake, and more!
Raini Rodriguez
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