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Brewer's: Funk

To be in a funk may be the Walloon ?In de fonk zn,? literally to ?be in the smoke.? Colloquially to be in a state of trepidation from uncertainty or apprehension of evil.

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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