Meaning of funk


Pronunciation: (fungk), [key]
  1. to be afraid of.
  2. to frighten.
  3. to shrink from; try to shirk.
  1. to shrink or quail in fear.


Pronunciation: (fungk), [key]
  1. music having a funky quality.
  2. the state or quality of being funky.
  3. a strong smell; stench.


Pronunciation: (foongk, fungk), [key]
  1. 1884–1967, U.S. biochemist, born in Poland: discovered thiamine, the first vitamin isolated.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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