Definition of crunk in English:


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Pronunciation: /krʌŋk


[mass noun]
  • A type of hip-hop or rap music characterized by repeatedly shouted catchphrases and elements typical of electronic dance music, such as prominent bass: at the heart of this conviction is a total lack of pretence combined with a genuine passion for music in all its many varieties, from rave to rock and punk to crunk
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    • You said before that crunk is just recycled bass music.
    • Apparently, there's some new musical movement going on in the hip-hop world called crunk.
    • He cruises through genres like he's giving a guided tour, hitting crunk, dancehall, hip-hop, reggaeton, and naturally, a handful of bedroom ballads along the way.


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  • chiefly • black slang Very excited or full of energy: get crunk with some raw hip hop
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    • Bouncing onstage in a tiny pair of shorts, she wastes no time in getting the crowd crunk with a string of tracks from her debut album.
    • With their Dirty South sound, they gave the crowd exactly what they wanted - to get crunk of course.
    • You can't truly keep it crunk at an all-ages, family-oriented event, right?


1990s (as adjective): perhaps an altered past participle of crank1 or a blend of crazy and drunk.

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