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"funky" in American English

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funkyadjective

us   /ˈfʌŋ·ki/
  • funky adjective (STYLE)

in a style that is informal and unusual: Darcy usually wears really funky clothes.
  • funky adjective (MUSIC)

having to do with funk (= a style of music related to jazz): a funky beat
(Definition of funky from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)







"funky" in British English

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funkyadjective

uk   /ˈfʌŋ.ki/ us   /ˈfʌŋ.ki/
  • funky adjective (MUSIC)

used to describe a style of music, usually for dancing to, with a strong rhythm based on jazz and a tune that repeats: Have you heard their new record? It's really funky.
  • funky adjective (FASHIONABLE)

slang fashionable in an unusual and noticeable way: She has some really funky clothes.
  • funky adjective (BAD)

US informal having a bad smell or appearance: The sour cream smells kind of funky.
(Definition of funky from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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