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Pronunciation of Funk: Learn how to pronounce Funk in English correctly

Learn how to say Funk correctly in English with this tutorial pronunciation video.

Oxford dictionary definition of the word funk:

noun
1 (also blue funk) chiefly British a state of great fear or panic:
are you in a blue funk about running out of things to say?
chiefly North American a state of depression:
I sat absorbed in my own blue funk
2 dated, chiefly British a coward:
I sit shuddering, too much of a funk to fight
verb
[with object] chiefly British
avoid (something) out of fear:
I could have seen him this morning but I funked it
Origin:

mid 18th century (first recorded as Oxford University slang): perhaps from funk2 in the slang sense ‘tobacco smoke’, or from obsolete Flemish fonck ‘disturbance, agitation’