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1. funk

noun. ['ˈfʌŋk'] a state of nervous depression.

Synonyms

  • depression

Antonyms

  • expand
  • straighten

Etymology

  • funke (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Words that Rhyme with Funk

  • vandunk
  • spelunk
  • strunk
  • finunc
  • debunk
  • trunk
  • stunk
  • spunk
  • skunk
  • shrunk
  • schmunk
  • plunk
  • klunk
  • flunk
  • drunk
  • crunk
  • clunk
  • brunke
  • brunk
  • blunk
  • blunck
  • yunk
  • sunk
  • shunk
  • schunk
  • runk
  • runck
  • ruhnke
  • punk
  • munk

Example sentences of the word funk


1. Noun, singular or mass
There can be many things that bring the funk to your feet — and that includes your toenails.

2. Funk

noun. United States biochemist (born in Poland) who showed that several diseases were caused by dietary deficiencies and who coined the term `vitamin' for the chemicals involved (1884-1967).

3. funk

noun. ['ˈfʌŋk'] an earthy type of jazz combining it with blues and soul; has a heavy bass line that accentuates the first beat in the bar.

Antonyms

  • stretch

Etymology

  • funke (Middle English (1100-1500))

4. funk

verb. ['ˈfʌŋk'] draw back, as with fear or pain.

Synonyms

  • recoil
  • shrink
  • quail
  • cringe
  • flinch
  • squinch
  • wince
  • move
  • retract

Antonyms

  • descend
  • linger
  • recede
  • ride

Etymology

  • funke (Middle English (1100-1500))
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