crunk

[kruhngk]
noun
1.
a type of hip-hop originating in the southern U.S. and characterized by heavy bass and call-and-response vocals.
adjective
2.
Slang.
a.
excited; full of energy.
b.
drunk and high on drugs.

Origin:
1990-95; perhaps cr(azy) + (dr)unk

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crunk (krʌnk)
 
n
a form of hip-hop music originating in the southern states of the US
 
[C20: from cr(azy) + (dr)unk]

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Main Entry:  crunk
Part of Speech:  adj
Definition:  exciting and fun; energized as if crazy and drunk
Example:  The party will be crunk.
Etymology:  1995; hip-hop and rap usage
Usage:  slang
Main Entry:  crunk
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  a style of hip-hop or rap music featuring repetitive shouting of phrases accompanied by electronic sound
Example:  The first notable crunk single was "Get Crunked Up" by Iconz.
Etymology:  2000
Usage:  slang
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Word Origin & History

crunk
by 1999, style of popular music developed in U.S. South in 1990s; often said to be a contraction of crazy drunk. It was used early in a sense of "cool, good."
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crunk definition


and krunk
  1. mod.
    wild; crazy; out of control. (The word itself has many uses, each freshly misunderstood or derived earlier senses. It could be a blend of crud + junk, crazy + drunk, or other words, such as being a pseudo past participle of crank cocaine. There is an “energy drink” called crunk, and it claimed that the whole phenomenon is related to an extremely energetic Atlanta hip-hop star.) : He's acting crunk. Don't let him drive!
  2. mod.
    drunk. : They went out and got totally crunk to celebrate.
  3. mod.
    hip; cool; totally excellent. : Man, this CD is crunk!
  4. in.
    to get excited or hyped up. : This brother is really crunking.
Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions by Richard A. Spears.Fourth Edition.
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Example sentences
He seems to be either a crunk or an unmitigated liar.
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