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    funky vs cool

    hello

    What is the difference between funky and cool?
    dictionaries give very similar meanings to both of them.

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    Re: funky vs cool

    I would only use "funky" to describe a smell. Like something that had been left in the back of the refrigerator and had gone bad.

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    Re: funky vs cool

    Quote Originally Posted by Eman Hassan View Post
    hello

    What is the difference between funky and cool?
    dictionaries give very similar meanings to both of them.
    In some uses, "funky" and cool" can be synonyms. "Cool" has many more uses than "funky". It can really be used to describe anything that is positive, interesting, exciting, etc. "Funky" is more restricted to things that are new, unusual, avant-garde, innovative, daring, etc. All those things can also be "cool".

    Look at her new outfit. It is very funky/cool!
    I went to my first baseball game. It was very cool! (not funky)

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