1. A "punk" was originally a tramp's young homosexual companion. In other words, a rent boy with no ethics.

It then mutated in meaning, via an insult connoting the same, to become a term for a ruffian (mid 20th century). It was in this sense it was used in Punk Rock from 1976 onwards.

2. TRUE: Someone who does what he or she wants because they like doing it, and not giving a fuck about what other people think.

3. FALSE: Someone who can't think for themselves, so imitates people from category 2 above, in an attempt to look kewl.
1. Punk was the English term for the French Apache - see George Orwell's Down & Out in Paris and London for details.

2. The most truly Punk thing that Johnny Rotten did was to quit the Sex Pistols and form PIL.

3. Busted were fake punks, who have now thankfully split up.
by Dr Pinch July 24, 2006
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Punk is not a mohawk.
Punk is not mismatched Chucks.
Punk is not studded belts, leather, checkered patterns or any other kind of clothing.
Punk is not not sold, bought, or traded.
Punk sure as hell is not MTV.
Punk is not found at Hot Topic.

Punk is speaking out against society because you're pissed off and don't care what someone else thinks.
Punk is saying and doing what you want, when you want, how you want.
Punk is dressing however you want to dress, looking however you want to look, and listening to whatever music you want to listen to, not because it's popular or un-popular, but because it's what you want.
Punk is being selfish, greedy and conceited and admitting it with pride.
Punk is Awesome.
Poser: "Dude, are you listening to Rap? Where's your 'hawk, and your Chucks, and your Mork suspenders? You're a poser man!"
Punk: "Fuck you, I like Snoop. Now piss off before I go 187 with my dick in your mouth, beyotch."
by Anon The Mouse December 2, 2006
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1) Humiliated completely, as in disrespected. See clowned.
2) Bluffed out of a pot in poker.
3) A big upset in a fight.
Punked in verbial form: "To make a punk out of someone."
1) Police officer #1: Damn that kid just ran off with my badge and the blow!
Police officer #2: WTF! you idiot! you're supposed to pull your gun out with your badge!
Police officer #3: You just got punked fool.
2) Damn, that guy had 2 7 offsuit, you got punked man.
3) Yao Ming took down Shaq? Yea he got punked.
by xniNja January 4, 2006
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when you listen to punk, it makes you feel angry and alive, you want to make shit and fuck shit up, and in that moment you really honestly don't give a fuck what anybody thinks about you. that's what punk is about. it doesn't matter what you look like or what you listen to; it's about feeling that raw energy. punk is like the statue you get to touch in a museum full of things you have to stand six inches away from. and now you're going to make it yours.
seriously, put on some punk and see if you can feel it.
by hemorrhage July 9, 2010
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Its Not just the way you dress, its a mind set. There are a lot of posers Just dress punk, to look "cool". But its really a way of life, the way you think and act, NOT just the way you look.
And old granny Not mowing her front lawn when the council told her to is punk
by Shelly. January 15, 2006
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A punk girl is like any other punk. She dresses how she wants, has very strong feelings about issues and authority, and is actually usually pretty happy. Punks usually play in some sort of awesome punk rock (or just punk) band. Common punk instruments are guitars and drums. They usually have colors in their hair. Punks like to be creative and try out new things, and they hated it when pop culture took over and it became 'cool' to be punk. Because being punk is being different and not 'blending in to the crowd'. Thanks for reading.
Punks are awesome, individual people. Punk rockers rule!!
by punk.chick March 25, 2007
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