Funk - definition, pronunciation, transcription
- United States biochemist (born in Poland) who showed that several diseases were caused by dietary deficiencies and who coined the term `vitamin' for the chemicals involved (1884-1967)
- an earthy type of jazz combining it with blues and soul; has a heavy bass line that accentuates the first beat in the bar
The funk was so thick I couldn't see across the room.
Open up the door and let the funk out.
Funk is similar to soul, only more extrovert.
I hope you will not think I am funking.
We all funked telling her the truth.
What is that ghastly funk in here?
She's in a funk about giving her talk on Sunday.
present participle: funking
past tense: funked
past participle: funked