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[puhng-kuh] /ˈpʌŋ kə/

(especially in India) a fan, especially a large, swinging, screenlike fan hung from the ceiling and moved by a servant or by machinery.
of, pertaining to, used on, or working a punkah:
punkah ropes.


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    adjective phrase Having the style of dress and behavior marked by seemingly threatening, dangerous, and aggressive attributes: I am a punked-out loner boy-repellent (1980s+)

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    [puhng-ker] /ˈpʌŋ kər/ noun 1. a musician or a devotee of punk rock or styles. [puhngk] /pʌŋk/ noun 1. Slang. 2. . 3. a style or movement characterized by the adoption of aggressively unconventional and often bizarre or shocking clothing, hairstyles, makeup, etc., and the defiance of social norms of behavior, usually associated with punk […]

  • Punkette

    noun A young woman who adopts the manners and appearance of the punk milieu: a scruffy, androgynous punkette with close-cropped hair and dressed all in black except for a pair of electric-red socks (1980s+)

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    [puhng-kee] /ˈpʌŋ ki/ noun 1. any of the minute biting gnats of the family Ceratopogonidae.

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