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Meaning & Definition of Funk in English

English

Funk

/fəŋk/

noun

1. A state of nervous depression

  • "He was in a funk"
    synonym:
  • funk
  • ,
  • blue funk

2. 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)

    synonym:
  • Funk
  • ,
  • Casimir Funk

3. An earthy type of jazz combining it with blues and soul

  • Has a heavy bass line that accentuates the first beat in the bar
    synonym:
  • funk

verb

1. Draw back, as with fear or pain

  • "She flinched when they showed the slaughtering of the calf"
    synonym:
  • flinch
  • ,
  • squinch
  • ,
  • funk
  • ,
  • cringe
  • ,
  • shrink
  • ,
  • wince
  • ,
  • recoil
  • ,
  • quail