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Meaning of PUNK

Pronunciation:  pungk

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  rock music with deliberately offensive lyrics expressing anger and social alienation; in part a reaction against progressive rock
  2. [n]  an aggressive and violent young criminal
  3. [n]  a teenager or young adult who is a performer (or enthusiast) of punk rock and a member of the punk youth subculture
  4. [n]  material for starting a fire
  5. [n]  substance that smolders when ignited; used to light fuses (especially fireworks)
  6. [adj]  (informal) of very poor quality

PUNK is a 4 letter word that starts with P.


 Synonyms: bum, cheap, cheesy, chintzy, crummy, goon, hood, hoodlum, inferior, kindling, punk rock, punk rocker, sleazy, spunk, strong-armer, thug, tinder, tinny, touchwood, tough, toughie
 See Also: adolescent, criminal, crook, felon, igniter, ignitor, lighter, malefactor, outlaw, punks, rock, rock and roll, rock music, rock 'n' roll, rock-and-roll, rock'n'roll, stripling, teenager



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Punk\, n. [Cf. {Spunk}.]
1. Wood so decayed as to be dry, crumbly, and useful for
   tinder; touchwood.

2. A fungus ({Polyporus fomentarius}, etc.) sometimes dried
   for tinder; agaric.

3. An artificial tinder. See {Amadou}, and {Spunk}.

4. A prostitute; a strumpet. [Obsoles.] --Shak.