Definitions starting with F

ID #3834

funk out

[cf. US Black punk out to back out of a situation after promising one's participation or services (Roberts); cf. OED funk to try to shirk or evade a duty slang; Scots funk to faint, shirk fail CSD; cf. also FUNKY 1 alluding to sweat]

V. become exhausted. (Exuma)

2.  to leave a race due to exhaustion. (Exuma, San Sal.)

3. to fall in a heap from exhaustion. (Black)

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Last update: 2010-12-07 01:24
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.0

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