Definitions of funk in the dictionary include the state of being unhappy and without hope and a strong, usually unpleasant smell. A funk can also be a coward or avoiding something through fear.
Study.com describes Funk music is a style of popular music that emerged in the late 1960s as an outgrowth of R&B (rhythm and blues). African-American musicians created it by combining elements of soul and jazz with R&B and amping up the moving beat. Funk features strong , or music lines played by low-pitched instruments and has a heavy , meaning a beat with emphasis changed from strong beats to off beats and accents. Funk music also possesses a distinctive , or sense of rhythmic movement that makes you want to get up and dance.
However the best definition is from Ripple an American funk band from Michegan namely I Don't Know What it is but it Sure is Funky.
Enough of the heavy stuff. It's Friday so let's get down and funk. Ripple are joined by Wild Cherry with Play That Funky Music, Maceo and All the King's Men with some Funky Women and The Soul Lifters who get Hot, Funky and Sweaty in an instrumental sort of a way.
Let's join them. Shake your funky stuff.