English dictionary

funk meaning and definition

FUNK noun

Definition of funk (noun)

  1. a state of nervous depression
  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)
  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

FUNK verb

Definition of funk (verb)

  1. draw back, as with fear or pain
Source: Princeton University Wordnet