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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 funk /ˈfʌŋk/
 怯懦,恐懼,恐怖,臭味(vt.)畏縮,害怕,使聞到臭味(vi.)驚恐,發出臭味

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Funk n.
 1. An offensive smell; a stench. [Low]
 2. One who funks; a shirk; a coward. [Colloq.]

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Funk, v. t.
 1. To envelop with an offensive smell or smoke. [Obs.]
 2. To funk at; to flinch at; to shrink from (a thing or person); as, to funk a task. [Colloq.]
 3.  To frighten; to cause to flinch. [Colloq.]

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Funk, v. i.
 1. To emit an offensive smell; to stink.
 2. To be frightened, and shrink back; to flinch; as, to funk at the edge of a precipice. [Colloq.]
 To funk out, to back out in a cowardly fashion. [Colloq.]
    To funk right out o' political strife.   --Lowell (Biglow Papers).
 

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Funk, Funk·ing, n. A shrinking back through fear. [Colloq.] “The horrid panic, or funk (as the men of Eton call it).”
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 funk
      n 1: a state of nervous depression; "he was in a funk" [syn: blue
           funk]
      2: United States biochemist (born in Poland) who showed that
         several diseases were caused by dietary deficiencies and
         who coined the term `vitamin' for the chemicals involved
         (1884-1967) [syn: Casimir Funk]
      v : draw back, as with fear or pain; "she flinched when they
          showed the slaughtering of the calf" [syn: flinch, squinch,
           cringe, shrink, wince, recoil, quail]