Definition Of punk


a loud, fast-moving, and aggressive form of rock music, popular in the late 1970s and early 1980s.

The breakthrough of punk internationally put rock music and popular culture back in the hands of fans and amateurs.

a worthless person (often used as a general term of abuse).

A cranky, old, blind man, who lives next door and is always barking, ‘Turn down that music, you lousy punks !’

in poor or bad condition.

I felt too punk to eat

relating to punk rock and its associated subculture.

a punk band

soft, crumbly wood that has been attacked by fungus, sometimes used as tinder.

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Example Of punk

  • a punk band

  • a punk haircut

  • A tall punk with flaming red hair had his arm slung tightly around her waist in a possessive manner.

  • A young punk with a hair dyed laser pink came over to my table.

  • Already garnering rave reviews, Cherry details the life of a young woman in Winnipeg's punk subculture as she gets entangled with an abusive boyfriend.

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