- a type of hip-hop originating in the southern U.S. and characterized by heavy bass and call-and-response vocals.
- excited; full of energy.
- drunk and high on drugs.
Origin of crunk
Examples from the Web for crunk
Contemporary Examples of crunk
But, as Billboard put it, their golden age “faded with the rise of rawer hip-hop sub-genres like crunk and snap.”How Pharrell Williams Finally Made It to the Top
August 6, 2014
Juicy J claims the label wanted them to tweak their sound, transitioning from their crunk roots to more pop-oriented material.Juicy J, Oscar-Winning Former Three 6 Mafia Rapper, on His Triumphant Return
May 22, 2013
Turns out Googoosha is more than just a fresh blast of Central Asian crunk.Googoosha: Uzbek Dictator's Daughter Is a Disco Queen
June 18, 2012
Historical Examples of crunk
In every instance some member of the Crunk gang would claim the property under oath and take it away.The Twin Hells
John N. Reynolds
- a form of hip-hop music originating in the southern states of the US
Word Origin for crunk
by 1999, style of popular music developed in U.S. South in 1990s; often said to be a contraction of crazy drunk. It was used early in a sense of "cool, good."