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  8  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Funk  \Funk\,  n. 
  One  who  funks;  a  shirk;  a  coward.  [Colloq.] 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Funk  \Funk\,  v.  t. 
  1.  To  funk  at  to  flinch  at  to  shrink  from  (a  thing  or 
  person);  as  to  funk  a  task.  [Colloq.] 
 
  2.  To  frighten;  to  cause  to  flinch.  [Colloq.] 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Funk  \Funk\,  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.  [Colloq.]  --C.  Kingsley. 
 
  {To  funk  out},  to  back  out  in  a  cowardly  fashion.  [Colloq.] 
 
  To  funk  right  out  o'  political  strife.  --Lowell 
  (Biglow 
  Papers). 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Funk  \Funk\,  Funking  \Funk"ing\,  n. 
  A  shrinking  back  through  fear.  [Colloq.]  ``The  horrid  panic, 
  or  funk  (as  the  men  of  Eton  call  it).''  --De  Quincey. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Funk  \Funk\,  n.  [OE.  funke  a  little  fire;  akin  to  Prov.  E.  funk 
  touchwood,  G.  funke  spark,  and  perh.  to  Goth.  f?n  fire.] 
  An  offensive  smell;  a  stench.  [Low] 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Funk  \Funk\,  v.  t. 
  To  envelop  with  an  offensive  smell  or  smoke.  [Obs.]  --King. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  funk 
  n  :  a  state  of  nervous  depression;  "he  was  in  a  funk"  [syn:  {blue 
  funk}] 
  v  :  draw  back  as  with  fear  [syn:  {flinch},  {squinch},  {cringe}, 
  {shrink},  {wince},  {recoil},  {quail}] 
 
  From  U.S.  Gazetteer  (1990)  [gazetteer]: 
 
  Funk,  NE  (village,  FIPS  17880) 
  Location:  40.46294  N,  99.24953  W 
  Population  (1990):  198  (82  housing  units) 
  Area:  0.7  sq  km  (land),  0.0  sq  km  (water) 
  Zip  code(s):  68940 




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