Definition of 'punk'
Example sentences containing 'punk'
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They tend to favour rock and punk. Times, Sunday Times (2016)A bonfire of memorabilia has set the ageing fans of punk rock against the offspring of its creators. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The numbers rubbed off the dials towards the end of the punk era. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Her collections over the years have been heavily inspired by the punk era. The Sun (2007)My boyfriend's look is more metal than punk. The Sun (2012)The former punk declined to comment when asked about the Ebola quip last night. The Sun (2014)If there was one thing punks despised above all else, it was a hippie. Times, Sunday Times (2010)And in this atmosphere of frayed nerves and short fuses, punk music was born. Times, Sunday Times (2008)She filled it with her designs, giving an identity to the punk movement. Times, Sunday Times (2010)He is a fan of punk rock, but friends say that numbers are his first love. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Meanwhile, we young punks sat at home astonished. Times, Sunday Times (2007)One guy who sings in a famous punk band in Seattle did a special song in our church. Christianity Today (2000)The idea was an appearance by the punk legends at the bland ceremony would liven it up with a bit of real rock cred. The Sun (2006)THIS is what happens when former punk rockers grow up. The Sun (2008)Going out to watch a punk rock band at night and doing classical dance during the day just didn't work. Times, Sunday Times (2010)He played his punk music. Provided You Don't Kiss Me: 20 Years with Brian Clough (2007)He wanted him to toughen up our sound a bit, make us more like the punk thing that was then under way. Times, Sunday Times (2010)A punk band 's moniker is for life. Times, Sunday Times (2007)I think the only trouble with punk music is that there's no music. The Sun (2016)I grew my hair long, pierced my ears and then got slightly stranded by the punk thing. Times, Sunday Times (2007)
Trends of 'punk'
Used Occasionally. punk is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'punk'
British English: punk /pʌŋk/ NOUN
Punk or punk rock is rock music that is played in a fast, loud, and aggressive way. Punk rock was particularly popular in the late 1970s.
- American English: punk
- Arabic: بَنْك
- Brazilian Portuguese: punk
- Chinese: 朋克摇滚乐
- Croatian: punk
- Czech: punk
- Danish: bølle
- Dutch: punk
- European Spanish: punk
- Finnish: retale
- French: punk
- German: Blödmann
- Greek: αλήτης
- Italian: punk
- Japanese: チンピラ
- Korean: 보잘것없는 사람
- Norwegian: drittsekk
- Polish: śmieć osoba
- European Portuguese: punk
- Romanian: punk
- Russian: панк-рок
- Spanish: punk
- Swedish: skit
- Thai: พังค์
- Turkish: serseri
- Ukrainian: панк
- Vietnamese: thể loại punk rock
Definition of punk from the Collins English Dictionary
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