Word:

Funk

Pronunciation: fŭņk
n.1.An offensive smell; a stench.
2.One who funks; a shirk; a coward.
3.a state of fear.
4.a mildly depressed state of mind; - often used in the phrase blue funk.
1.an earthy, seemingly unsophisticated style of jazz music having elements of black American blues and gospel.
v. t.1.To envelop with an offensive smell or smoke.
2.To funk at; to flinch at; to shrink from (a thing or person); as, to funk a task.
3.To frighten; to cause to flinch.
v. i.1.To emit an offensive smell; to stink.
2.To be frightened, and shrink back; to flinch; as, to funk at the edge of a precipice.
To funk out
to back out in a cowardly fashion.
To funk right out o' political strife.
- Lowell (Biglow Papers).
n.1.A shrinking back through fear.
Noun1.Funkfunk - a state of nervous depression; "he was in a funk"
Synonyms: blue funk
2.Funk - 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)
Synonyms: Casimir Funk
Verb1.funk - draw back, as with fear or pain; "she flinched when they showed the slaughtering of the calf"
Milquetoast, abject fear, affright, alarm, awe, baby, back out, big baby, blench, blink, blue funk, boggle, change color, chicken, chicken liver, chicken out, consternation, coward, cowardice, craven, cringe, curdle the blood, dastard, desert under fire, dismay, disquiet, draw back, dread, falter, fear, flinch, fraid-cat, fraidy-cat, freeze, fright, frighten, funk out, funker, get cold feet, grow pale, horrification, horripilate, horror, invertebrate, jellyfish, lily liver, lose courage, make one tremble, milksop, mouse, pale, panic, panic fear, phobia, poltroon, quail, quitter, raise apprehensions, recoil, reek, scare, scaredy-cat, scuttle, shake, shrink, sissy, skedaddle, spook, stagger, stampede, startle, stench, stink, take alarm, take fright, terror, turn color, turn pale, unholy dread, unman, unnerve, unstring, weak sister, weakling, white feather, white liver, wince
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