Funk means a feeling of being depressed or overwhelmed by anxiety or fear.(noun)
An example of a funk is postpartum depression.
Funk is defined as to be afraid.(verb)
An example of funk is going to a party and feeling anxious about talking to new people.
The definition of funk is a foul odor, or a type of R&B music with a heavy bassline that became popular in the 1970s.(noun)
See funk in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: < ? Fl fonck, dismay
Origin: back-form < funky
See funk in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Probably from obsolete Flemish fonck, disturbance, agitation.
Origin: Back-formation from funky2.
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