crunk

[ kruhngk ]
/ krʌŋk /

noun

a type of hip-hop originating in the southern U.S. and characterized by heavy bass and call-and-response vocals.

adjective

Slang.
  1. excited; full of energy.
  2. drunk and high on drugs.

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Origin of crunk

1990-95; perhaps cr(azy) + (dr)unk
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British Dictionary definitions for crunk

crunk
/ (krʌnk) /

noun

a form of hip-hop music originating in the southern states of the US

Word Origin for crunk

C20: from cr (azy) + (dr) unk
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