HyperDic: funky

English > 4 senses of the word funky:
ADJECTIVEallfunky, fetid, foetid, foul, foul-smelling, noisome, smelly, stinking, ill-scentedoffensively malodorous
allfunky, low-down(of jazz / jazz) having the soulful feeling of early blues
allfunkystylish and modern in an unconventional way
allfunkyin a state of cowardly fright
funky > pronunciation
Soundsfah'ngkiy
Rhymesachy ... yucky: 142 rhymes with kiy...
English > funky: 4 senses > adjective 1
Meaningoffensively malodorous.
Example "the kitchen smelled really funky"
Synonymsfetid, foetid, foul, foul-smelling, noisome, smelly, stinking, ill-scented
Broadermalodorous, malodourous, unpleasant-smelling, ill-smelling, stinkyHaving an unpleasant smell
Spanishapestoso, fétido, hediondo, maloliente, nauseabundo, pestilente
Catalanfètid, olorós, pestilent, pudent
English > funky: 4 senses > adjective 2
Meaning(of jazz / jazz) having the soulful feeling of early blues.
Synonymlow-down
CategoryjazzA genre of popular music that originated in New Orleans around 1900 and developed through increasingly complex styles
BroaderemotionalOf more than usual emotion
Nounsfunkan earthy type of jazz combining it with blues and soul
English > funky: 4 senses > adjective 3
MeaningStylish and modern in an unconventional way.
Examples
  • "she likes funky clothes"
  • "we did it all in black and white in a very funky sixties style"
Broaderunconventionalnot conventional or conformist
English > funky: 4 senses > adjective 4
MeaningIn a state of cowardly fright.
Broadercowardly, fearfullacking courage

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