[ fuhngkt ]
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adjectiveSouthern U.S. (chiefly Kentucky).(of tobacco)
  1. rotten; moldy.

Origin of funked

1890–95; funk punk (noun) (Middle English fonk; cognate with Dutch vonk,German Funke) + -ed3

Words Nearby funked Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024

How to use funked in a sentence

  • Some of my green men had funked just at the crucial moment, and I had all but shot one.

    Four Days | Hetty Hemenway
  • "No, I had a chance and I—funked it," said Harry, slow in speech and slow in smile.

    Tristram of Blent | Anthony Hope
  • He said that he really “funked” going aloft, for it made his head swim when he looked down.

    On Board the Esmeralda | John Conroy Hutcheson
  • When you funked becoming a Beethoven, I got a dog and called him after you.

  • One would think I was eighty; Ive never funked a horse yet, and Im not going to begin now.

    Mrs. Craddock | W. Somerset Maugham