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noun     punk pronunciation in American English
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    punk rock

    [uncountable] musicSound effect a type of music that developed in the 1970s from rock and roll, consisting of simple tunes played quickly and loudly on electronic instruments and words that often express anger against society
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    punk rocker

    [countable] a young person who likes punk music, and who often has brightly colored hair, and wears torn clothing with a lot of chains and pins
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    [countable] American informal a young man who has no status, breaks the law, and is often violent. This word is considered an insult.
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