noun/nombreuncountable/no numerable (especially British English/especialmente inglés británico) [colloquial/familiar]
- 1 (fear) miedo (masculine), mieditis (feminine) [colloquial/familiar], julepe (masculine) (South America/América del Sur) [colloquial/familiar], canguelo (masculine) (Spain/España) [colloquial/familiar] to be in a (blue) funk over sth (British English/inglés británico) [colloquial/familiar] estar* muerto or [vulgar] cagado de miedo por algo
- 2 [dated/anticuado] (coward) gallina (masculine and feminine) [colloquial/familiar]More example sentences
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- Job seekers anxious about seeing the freshest Craigslist posts can subscribe to a feed instead of hitting reload for hours in a paranoid funk.
- Sometimes it requires a crisis to sort out those fitted for leadership from their confreres inclined to dash around in a blind funk.
- So when I was instructed to put my haggling skills to work and go in search of some bargains in York city centre I was in a blind funk.
- But if savers and builders are sufficiently scared and sufficiently depressed, even big tax cuts may not be enough to bring them out of their funk.
- The messages helped snap Pottruck out of his funk.
- August historically is his best month, and he showed signs of snapping out of his funk before the break, hitting with authority and showing patience.