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verb (used without object)
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Origin of funk1
OTHER WORDS FROM funkfunker, noun
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Example sentences from the Web for funk
In some ways, this 2020 season, as chaotic as it has become because of the pandemic, has served as an attention-grabbing endeavor for Funk.Maryland’s Jake Funk has become numb to pain so the tumult of 2020 can’t faze him|Emily Giambalvo|December 11, 2020|Washington Post
Expect to hear vintage funk, deep house, downtempo and Baltimore club bangers — all adding up to the perfect weekend soundtrack, whether you’re on a makeshift dance floor on Friday night or just chilling on your sofa on Wednesday evening.The best things to do — virtually and in person — while quarantined in the D.C. area|Going Out Guide Staff|October 29, 2020|Washington Post
A saison might showcase a brettanomyces yeast that carries the funk of a barnyard.
Three thousand miles away, news of the project’s approval sent Bill Gow, a cattle rancher from southern Oregon, into a lasting funk.It’s His Land. Now a Canadian Company Gets to Take It.|by Lee van der Voo for ProPublica|October 1, 2020|ProPublica
The slinky funk song playing in my head screeched to a halt.
The funk legend treats unsuspecting concertgoers to an impromptu show.
But even after the funk of the Bush years dispersed, we were left with a deeper truth.The Strange World of Political Assassination Fantasies|James Poulos|September 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
This sends Pete into a funk, and he bails on a date to see Oh!
The Nevilles' music, inspired by the ancestral rhythms of their city, is mostly pop, funk, and soul.The Stacks: The Neville Brothers Stake Their Claim as Bards of the Bayou|John Ed Bradley|April 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Before the release of the fratastic film, America was in a funk.How Harold Ramis Invented Baby Boom Comedy With ‘Animal House’|P. J. O’Rourke|February 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Funk Island, especially, contained an enormous breeding colony.The Bird Study Book|Thomas Gilbert Pearson
I don't believe there is a man living who, when first interviewing an 11-inch howitzer shell, is not pink with funk.Current History, A Monthly Magazine|New York Times
He was known to the Manorites as a funk at footer, and a prodigious consumer of "food" at the Creameries.The Hill|Horace Annesley Vachell
"Say they were in a funk at burning down the hut," suggested Lieutenant Battye.Barclay of the Guides|Herbert Strang
Nor could one funk the tussle and play cur, if Kit's engaged young woman were looking on.The Amazing Marriage, Complete|George Meredith