Definition of post-punk in English:

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Pronunciation: /pəʊstˈpʌŋk/


Denoting a style of rock music inspired by punk but less aggressive in performance and musically more experimental.
Example sentences
  • Suddenly we are surrounded with reminders of just how interesting the post-punk musical scene was.
  • Joy Division became famous for their bleak, introspective music, which became the hallmark of Britain's post-punk music scene.
  • The Clean is the original post-punk independent band from New Zealand.


[mass noun]
Post-punk music.
Example sentences
  • Their recent move signals a change from experimental noise to post-punk.
  • Russ, I can't argue with your pointing out my strong inclination towards the artier end of post-punk.
  • The musical theme of the night is English Indie, particularly 1980s post-punk, through to Britpop.

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