Synonyms for funk

Synonyms for (noun) funk

Synonyms: funk

Definition: an earthy type of jazz combining it with blues and soul; has a heavy bass line that accentuates the first beat in the bar

Similar words: jazz

Definition: a genre of popular music that originated in New Orleans around 1900 and developed through increasingly complex styles


Synonyms: Funk, Casimir Funk

Definition: 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)

Similar words: biochemist

Definition: someone with special training in biochemistry


Synonyms: blue funk, funk

Definition: a state of nervous depression

Usage: he was in a funk

Similar words: depression

Definition: a mental state characterized by a pessimistic sense of inadequacy and a despondent lack of activity

Synonyms for (verb) funk

Synonyms: cringe, wince, squinch, shrink, flinch, funk, quail, recoil

Definition: draw back, as with fear or pain

Usage: she flinched when they showed the slaughtering of the calf

Similar words: move

Definition: move so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion

Usage: He moved his hand slightly to the right