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Definition 1: rock music with deliberately offensive lyrics expressing anger and social alienation; in part a reaction against progressive rock - [noun denoting communication]

Synonyms for punk in the sense of this definition

(punk is a kind of ...) a genre of popular music originating in the 1950s; a blend of black rhythm-and-blues with white country-and-western

"rock is a generic term for the range of styles that evolved out of rock'n'roll."

Definition 2: an aggressive and violent young criminal - [noun denoting person]

Synonyms for punk in the sense of this definition

(punk is a kind of ...) someone who has committed a crime or has been legally convicted of a crime

(... is a kind of punk ) a hired thug

Definition 3: a teenager or young adult who is a performer (or enthusiast) of punk rock and a member of the punk youth subculture - [noun denoting person]

Synonyms for punk in the sense of this definition

(punk is a kind of ...) a juvenile between the onset of puberty and maturity

(... is a member of punk) a youth subculture closely associated with punk rock music in the late 1970s; in part a reaction to the hippy subculture; dress was optional but intended to shock (plastic garbage bags or old school uniforms) and hair was dyed in bright colors (in Mohican haircuts or sometimes spiked in bright plumes)

Definition 4: substance that smolders when ignited; used to light fuses (especially fireworks) - [noun denoting substance]

(punk is a kind of ...) a substance used to ignite or kindle a fire

Definition 5: material for starting a fire - [noun denoting substance]

Synonyms for punk in the sense of this definition

(punk is a kind of ...) a substance used to ignite or kindle a fire

Definition 6: of very poor quality; flimsy - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Synonyms for punk in the sense of this definition

(punk is similar to ...) of low or inferior quality

(punk is used in the usage domain ...) a colloquial expression; characteristic of spoken or written communication that seeks to imitate informal speech

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