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    funk - Dictionary definition and meaning for word funk

    (noun) a state of nervous depression
    Synonyms : blue funk
    Example Sentence
    • he was in a funk
    (noun) 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)
    Synonyms : casimir funk
    (noun) an earthy type of jazz combining it with blues and soul; has a heavy bass line that accentuates the first beat in the bar Definition
    (verb) draw back, as with fear or pain
    Synonyms : cringe , flinch , quail , recoil , shrink , squinch , wince
    Example Sentence
    • she flinched when they showed the slaughtering of the calf
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for funk

funk= fraud(f) + uncle(unk), be afraid about fraud uncle.

Word used in video below:
text: ♪ Right about now the funk soul brother ♪
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