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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.
But along with the cartoon funk is an all-too-real story of police brutality embodied by a horde of evil Pigs.‘Black Dynamite’ Presents Police Brutality: The Musical|Stereo Williams|January 9, 2015|DAILY BEAST
The funk legend treats unsuspecting concertgoers to an impromptu show.
The simultaneously upbeat and sentimental ode to friendship is equal parts funk, trance, pop, and R&B.The Swedish Queen of Soulful Pop: Mapei Won’t Wait for You to Listen|Caitlin Dickson|October 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
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
The soul-funk innovator had some complex and (quite frankly) bizarre political views.James Brown, Friend of Strom Thurmond and Mentor to Al Sharpton|Asawin Suebsaeng|July 31, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Little time was lost in bringing the doctors—Anderson, of the man-of-war, and his friend Dr. Funk.The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition Vol. 25 (of 25)|Robert Louis Stevenson
While I am by no means prepared to admit that I am what you so pleasingly term "a funk," I readily allow that——'The Talking Horse|F. Anstey
Suddenly a white funk comes over me and I rush out and into the taxi again.My Wonderful Visit|Charlie Chaplin
You seem to be taking things coolly, but I don't mind confessing that I'm in a blessed funk.
The fact is, I let Harry Tristram put me in a funk, you know.Tristram of Blent|Anthony Hope