Definition of funky adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈfʌŋki//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈfʌŋki//
    (funkier, funkiest) (informal)
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  1. 1(of pop music) with a strong rhythm that is easy to dance to a funky disco beat
  2. 2(approving) fashionable and unusual She wears really funky clothes.
  3. 3(North American English) having a strong unpleasant smell
  4. Word Originlate 18th cent. (in the sense ‘smelling strong or bad’): from the noun funk.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: funky