funky definition

  • adjective:
    • Frightened; panicky.
    • Having a moldy or musty odor: cool mozzarella cheese; funky cellars.
    • Having a powerful, offensive, unwashed smell.
    • songs Of or relating to music which includes an earthy quality reminiscent of the blues.
    • Music Combining components of jazz, blues, and heart and characterized by syncopated rhythm and much, repeated bass range.
    • Slang Earthy and easy; natural: "At the contrary end of Dallas's culinary range is cool local fare” ( Jacqueline Friedrich).
    • Slang Characterized by originality and modishness; unconventional: "a bizarre, funky [hotel ] clothed as a ship, with mock portholes and mirrored ceilings within the bedrooms” ( Ann Louise Bardach).
    • Slang Outlandishly vulgar or eccentric in a humorous or tongue-in-cheek manner; campy: "funky caricatures of sexpot glamour” ( Pauline Kael).
    • offbeat, unconventional or eccentric.
    • Not quite correct; of dubious quality; not appropriate to the framework.
    • cool; great; exceptional
    • Having or regarding the smell of funk.
    • relating to or similar to numerous styles of African American music.
    • associated with, or characterized by, great anxiety, or funking.
    • regarding, or characterized by, great worry, or funking; having great worry.
    • Frightened; panicky.
    • Having a moldy or musty smell: funky mozzarella cheese; cool cellars.
    • Having a solid, unpleasant, unwashed smell.
    • offensively malodorous
    • in circumstances of cowardly fright
    • (of jazz) having the soulful feeling of very early blues
    • stylish and modern in an unconventional method
    • musical Of or relating to music who has an earthy quality similar to the blues.
    • Music Combining elements of jazz, blues, and soul and described as syncopated rhythm and huge, repetitive bass line.
    • Slang Earthy and easy; natural: "Within reverse end of Dallas's cooking range is cool regional fare” ( Jacqueline Friedrich).
    • Slang Characterized by originality and modishness; unconventional: "a bizarre, cool [hotel ] dressed up as a ship, with mock portholes and mirrored ceilings throughout the beds” ( Ann Louise Bardach).
    • Slang Outlandishly vulgar or eccentric in a humorous or tongue-in-cheek manner; campy: "funky caricatures of sexpot glamour” ( Pauline Kael).
    • offbeat, unconventional or eccentric.
    • not exactly correct; of questionable high quality; perhaps not proper to the framework.
    • cool; great; exceptional
    • Having or concerning the odor of funk.
    • relating to or similar to various genres of African US music.
    • associated with, or described as, great fear, or funking.
    • Pertaining to, or characterized by, great worry, or funking; having great anxiety.
    • offensively malodorous
    • in a situation of cowardly fright
    • (of jazz) obtaining the soulful feeling of very early blues
    • stylish and modern-day in an unconventional method
    • Frightened; panicky.
    • Having a moldy or musty smell: cool cheese; funky cellars.
    • Having a stronger, unpleasant, unwashed odor.
    • Music Of or regarding songs which has an earthy high quality reminiscent of the blues.
    • musical Combining elements of jazz, blues, and heart and characterized by syncopated rhythm and much, repetitive bass line.
    • Slang Earthy and easy; natural: "During The reverse end of Dallas's culinary spectrum is funky local fare” ( Jacqueline Friedrich).
    • Slang Described As creativity and modishness; unconventional: "a bizarre, funky [hotel ] dressed up as a ship, with mock portholes and mirrored ceilings on the bedrooms” ( Ann Louise Bardach).
    • Slang Outlandishly vulgar or eccentric in a humorous or tongue-in-cheek manner; campy: "funky caricatures of sexpot glamour” ( Pauline Kael).
    • offbeat, unconventional or eccentric.
    • nearly correct; of debateable quality; perhaps not appropriate toward context.
    • cool; great; exceptional
    • Having or relating to the odor of funk.
    • associated with or reminiscent of different genres of African American songs.
    • regarding, or characterized by, great anxiety, or funking.
    • with respect to, or characterized by, great concern, or funking; having great worry.
    • offensively malodorous
    • in circumstances of cowardly fright
    • (of jazz) getting the soulful feeling of early blues
    • fashionable and modern-day in an unconventional method
  • noun:
    • having an earthy, unsophisticated style or sensation
    • having an earthy, unsophisticated design or sensation
    • having an earthy, unsophisticated design or experience
  • others:
    • Timid; shrinking in anxiety.
    • Kicking; fond of throwing, as a horse.
    • Effortlessly angered; touchy.
    • Timid; shrinking in fear.
    • Kicking; provided to throwing, as a horse.
    • Easily angered; touchy.
    • Timid; shrinking in worry.
    • Kicking; fond of throwing, as a horse.
    • quickly angered; touchy.

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