punk

punk
punk [pʌŋk] n
[Sense: 1-3; Date: 1900-2000; Origin: Perhaps from punk 'prostitute' (16-20 centuries).]
[Sense: 4; Date: 1600-1700; Origin: Perhaps from spunk 'material for lighting fires'; SPUNK]
1.) [U] also .punk 'rock
a type of loud music popular in the late 1970s and 1980s
2.) also punk rocker
someone who likes punk music and wears things that are typical of it, such as torn clothes, metal chains, and coloured hair
punk hairstyles
3.) AmE informal a young man who fights and breaks the law
4.) [U] AmE
a substance that burns without a flame that is used to light ↑fireworks etc

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