Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “be in a funk”

be in a funk

US informal
to be very unhappy and without hope: He's been in a real funk since she left him.Not hopefulFeeling sad and unhappy
(Definition of be in a funk from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

Browse related topics

You are looking at an entry to do with Not hopeful, but you might be interested in these topics from the Sadness topic area:

Translations of “be in a funk”

Word of the Day

neighbourly

friendly or helpful

Word of the Day

Blog

Read our blog about how the English language behaves.

Learn More

New Words

Find words and meanings that have just started to be used in English, and let us know what you think of them.

Learn More