Synonyms of punks


1. punks, youth subculture

usage: a youth subculture closely associated with punk rock music in the late 1970s; in part a reaction to the hippy subculture; dress was optional but intended to shock (plastic garbage bags or old school uniforms) and hair was dyed in bright colors (in Mohican haircuts or sometimes spiked in bright plumes)


1. punks, youth subculture

usage: an aggressive and violent young criminal

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

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

3. punk, igniter, ignitor, lighter

usage: material for starting a fire

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

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 rocker, punk, adolescent, stripling, teenager, teen

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

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