blue funk

blue funk
Funk Funk (f[u^][ng]k), n. [OE. funke a little fire; akin to Prov. E. funk touchwood, G. funke spark, and perh. to Goth. f[=o]n fire.] 1. An offensive smell; a stench. [Low] [1913 Webster]

2. One who funks; a shirk; a coward. [Colloq.] [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

3. a state of fear. [PJC]

4. a mildly depressed state of mind; -- often used in the phrase {blue funk}. [PJC]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • blue funk — noun a state of nervous depression he was in a funk • Syn: ↑funk • Hypernyms: ↑depression * * * blue funk noun (slang) A state of great terror • • • Main Entry: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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  • blue funk — [“blu “farjk] n. a state of depression. □ I’m glad I’m out of my blue funk. □ You’ve got to get out of your blue funk and get back to work …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • blue funk — /blu ˈfʌŋk/ (say blooh fungk) Colloquial –noun 1. a state of extreme fear. 2. a state of depression. –phrase 3. in a blue funk, a. extremely anxious. b. extremely depressed …   Australian English dictionary

  • blue funk — noun nervous depression …   Wiktionary

  • blue funk — tense depression; sad mood …   English contemporary dictionary

  • blue funk, in a —  Very frightened …   A concise dictionary of English slang

  • in a blue funk — mod. sad; depressed. □ I’ve been in a blue funk all week. □ Don’t be in a blue funk. Things’ll get better …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • in a (blue) funk — british old fashioned phrase very frightened Wall Street’s in a funk right now but it’s starting to recover. Thesaurus: afraid and frightenedsynonym Main entry: funk …   Useful english dictionary

  • be in a blue funk — be in a (blue) funk to be very worried or unhappy about something. He s been in a real funk since she left him …   New idioms dictionary

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