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punk1 (pʌŋk)
1.  a.  a youth movement of the late 1970s, characterized by anti-Establishment slogans and outrageous clothes and hairstyles
 b.  an adherent of punk
 c.  short for punk rock
 d.  (as modifier): a punk record
2.  an inferior, rotten, or worthless person or thing
3.  worthless articles collectively
4.  a petty criminal or hoodlum
5.  obsolete a young male homosexual; catamite
6.  obsolete a prostitute
7.  inferior, rotten, or worthless
[C16: via Polari from Spanish pu(n)ta prostitute,pu(n)to male prostitute]

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