'Funk' definitions:

Definition of 'funk'

(from WordNet)
A state of nervous depression; "he was in a funk" [syn: funk, blue funk]
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) [syn: Funk, Casimir Funk]
An earthy type of jazz combining it with blues and soul; has a heavy bass line that accentuates the first beat in the bar
Draw back, as with fear or pain; "she flinched when they showed the slaughtering of the calf" [syn: flinch, squinch, funk, cringe, shrink, wince, recoil, quail]

Definition of 'Funk'

  • Funk \Funk\, Funking \Funk"ing\, n. A shrinking back through fear. [Colloq.] "The horrid panic, or funk (as the men of Eton call it)." --De Quincey. [1913 Webster]

Definition of 'Funk'

  • Funk \Funk\ (f[u^][ng]k), n. [OE. funke a little fire; akin to Prov. E. funk touchwood, G. funke spark, and perh. to Goth. f[=o]n fire.]
  • 1. An offensive smell; a stench. [Low] [1913 Webster]
  • 2. One who funks; a shirk; a coward. [Colloq.] [Webster 1913 Suppl.]
  • 3. a state of fear. [PJC]
  • 4. a mildly depressed state of mind; -- often used in the phrase blue funk. [PJC]

Definition of 'Funk'

  • Funk \Funk\ (f[u^][ng]k), n. an earthy, seemingly unsophisticated style of jazz music having elements of black American blues and gospel. [PJC]

Definition of 'Funk'

  • Funk \Funk\, v. t.
  • 1. To envelop with an offensive smell or smoke. [Obs.] --King. [1913 Webster]
  • 2. To funk at; to flinch at; to shrink from (a thing or person); as, to funk a task. [Colloq.] [Webster 1913 Suppl.]
  • 3. To frighten; to cause to flinch. [Colloq.] [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

Definition of 'Funk'

  • Funk \Funk\, v. i.
  • 1. To emit an offensive smell; to stink. [1913 Webster]
  • 2. To be frightened, and shrink back; to flinch; as, to funk at the edge of a precipice. [Colloq.] --C. Kingsley. [1913 Webster]
  • To funk out, to back out in a cowardly fashion. [Colloq.] [1913 Webster]
  • To funk right out o' political strife. --Lowell (Biglow Papers). Funk

Synonyms of 'funk'

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Funk, NE -- U.S. village in Nebraska

From: Gazetteer 2000
Name :
Funk, NE -- U.S. village in Nebraska
Population (2000) :
Housing Units (2000) :
Land area (2000) :
0.265047 sq. miles (0.686469 sq. km)
Water area (2000) :
0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km)
Total area (2000) :
0.265047 sq. miles (0.686469 sq. km)
FIPS code :
Located within :
Nebraska (NE), FIPS 31
Location :
40.463724 N, 99.249915 W
ZIP Codes (1990) :
Note :
some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.