Definition - funk

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funk
  1. an earthy type of jazz combining it with blues and soul; has a heavy bass line that accentuates the first beat in the bar
  2. 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)
  3. a state of nervous depression; "he was in a funk"
  4. draw back, as with fear or pain; "she flinched when they showed the slaughtering of the calf"

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