Synonyms of punk


1. hood, hoodlum, goon, punk, thug, tough, toughie, strong-armer, criminal, felon, crook, outlaw, malefactor

usage: an aggressive and violent young criminal

2. punk, igniter, ignitor, lighter

usage: substance that smolders when ignited; used to light fuses (especially fireworks)

3. kindling, tinder, touchwood, spunk, punk, igniter, ignitor, lighter

usage: material for starting a fire

4. punk rocker, punk, adolescent, stripling, teenager, teen

usage: a teenager or young adult who is a performer (or enthusiast) of punk rock and a member of the punk youth subculture

5. punk rock, punk, rock 'n' roll, rock'n'roll, rock-and-roll, rock and roll, rock, rock music

usage: rock music with deliberately offensive lyrics expressing anger and social alienation; in part a reaction against progressive rock


1. bum, cheap, cheesy, chintzy, crummy, punk, sleazy, tinny, inferior (vs. superior)

usage: of very poor quality; flimsy

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Definition and meaning of punk (Dictionary)