Funky - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |fʌŋki|  American pronunciation of the word funky
Brit.  |ˈfʌŋki|  British pronunciation of the word funky

adjective

- offensively malodorous(syn: fetid, foetid, foul, foul-smelling, ill-scented, noisome, smelly, stinking)

the kitchen smelled really funky

- (of jazz) having the soulful feeling of early blues (syn: low-down)
- stylish and modern in an unconventional way

she likes funky clothes
we did it all in black and white in a very funky sixties style

- in a state of cowardly fright

Examples

This cheese smells funky.

Your hair is a sort of funky. Comb it.

He is such a funky guy.

Add a touch of style with these functional yet funky wall lights.

John and Yoko: a life-style that's getting funkier all the time.

we did it all in black and white in a very funky sixties style

Word forms

adjective
comparative: funkier
superlative: funkiest
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