Black Music:
In former days it was used as a bad word for describing the alleged black Americans odor. About the late 50ties black people in America adapted the word and turned it into something positive (like say did with other words as well like 'bad'). So it became an expression reserved for black people meaning their lifestyle and upcoming self-confidence. Especially in Jazz music at that time it was a new style/type of playing called funky (e.g. Horace Silver and Jimmy Smith) which found it's way in the 60ties into R'n'B music and led to the creation to Funk music in the late 60ties with protagonists like James Brown, the meters, sly and the family stone and the bar kays... Funk had it's peak between the early and midseventies, before Disco came as a kind of fake-funk. Funk also can be seen as predecessor for Disco and for contamporary musical styles like Hip Hop, Acid Jazz, Drum'n Bass, House, Big Beat and Crossover/Funkrock/Funkmetal. Which (exept the latter) all sample Funk Music.
James Brown: "It's got to be funky" and "Make it funky"
Lee Dorsey: "Everything I do gonna be funky from know on"
"James Brown's "the funky drummer" is one of the most sampled Funk songs"
by funkalot August 28, 2005
trouble, drama, shit, when someone tries to start funk it means they are trying to start shit/drama/trouble/problems with you.
"Through out my whole life I ain't never had shit
Thats why I pack a 9 glock with a an extra clip
These foo's wanna start funk we could bring it on
We could shake and dump untill the break of dawn"

artist-speedy loc
album-Cali Thuggin

#drama #start shit #trouble #problems #fuk #fuck #fucc
by BROWN PRIDER December 03, 2006
An incorporal entity of undeniable contemporary cool, typically sought after by the bored or uncomfortable. Makes any social situation less awkward, and always comes with music.
This is lame. Where the funk at?
#funky #beef jerky #throwdown #slam dunk #pirate
by Robert Paulson February 08, 2006
good stuff. good humor. when somebody is particularly funny - they are funky.
if a friend who is usually fairly amusing is in a sulk or being uncharacteristicly quiet, one may order them to ''bring on the funk''
by the anti-chav May 22, 2005
Fucking Ugly Native Kid.

Otherwise known as a shaddy these creatures make their natural habitat in Calgary Canada. Main diet of feet and cheezburgers.
Example. Shaddy is such a fucking FUNK.

Timmy says, Look mom it's a FUNK.
Mom replies, Quickly son get the matches and the gasoline.
#shaddy #feet #hes #a #fucking #jew #diet #wild #animal
by Conesbruv July 17, 2011
When a part of your body is in a small amount of pain when you either sleep in a wrong position, or when you pull a muscle.
Andrew: Aww, man. I slept wrong, I've got this evil funk in my arm.

Matt: Just fall on it or soemthing... Pop it back into place.
#muscle #pain #sleep #pop #place
by Matt Lance March 31, 2008
more than fun...somewhere between fun and amazing
"Dude did you go to that party last night?"
"Yeah it was super funk"
#fun #uberfun #funk #amazing #awesome
by shsrebelbabe15 May 20, 2007
The smell of the female genital.
There is funk in the air tonight.
Wow babe, you are funky!
by Mimecine June 19, 2005
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