funk
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funk(
fuhngk
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (bad mood)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. de mal humor
I'm in a funk and I don't know what to do to get out of it.Estoy de mal humor y no sé qué hacer para salirme de él.
b. de mala racha
Don't even try to talk to him; he's been in a funk all day.No trates de hablarle. Ha estado de mala racha el día entero.
2. (music)
a. el funk
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
You don't know the meaning of funk until you've listened to the Meters.No sabes qué es el funk hasta que has escuchado a los Meters.
3. (smell)
a. el hedor
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
There's a permanent funk in the locker room in the gym.Hay un hedor permanente en el vestuario del gimnasio.
4. (fear) (United Kingdom)
a. miedo
Having nearly been in an accident, I arrived in quite a funk.Como casi había tenido un accidente, llegué con un miedo bárbaro.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
5.
A word or phrase that is seldom used in contemporary language and is recognized as being from another decade, (e.g. cat, groovy).
(old-fashioned)
(not to do out of fear) (United Kingdom)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
He funked telling her the whole truth in the end.Al final, no le dijo toda la verdad por temor.
She was going to jump from the tree branch into the water, but she funked it at the last moment.Iba a arrojarse al agua de la rama del árbol, pero a último momento no lo hizo por miedo.
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funk
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (fam old-fashioned)
a. (fright)
to be in a funkestar muerto(a) de miedo
he got into a funkle entró mieditis or
2. (music)
a. el funk m, funky
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
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funk [fʌŋk]
noun
1 (fear)
to be in a (blue) funk estar muerto de miedo
2 (Mús) funk (m)
transitive verb
to funk it rajarse; to funk doing something dejar de hacer algo por miedo
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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