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      n  
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a    a youth movement of the late 1970s, characterized by anti-Establishment slogans and outrageous clothes and hairstyles  
b    an adherent of punk  
c       short for       punk rock  
d    (as modifier)  
a punk record     
2    an inferior, rotten, or worthless person or thing  
3    worthless articles collectively  
4    a petty criminal or hoodlum  
5    Obsolete   a young male homosexual; catamite  
6    Obsolete   a prostitute  
      adj  
7    inferior, rotten, or worthless  
     (C16: via Polari from Spanish pu(n)ta prostitute, pu(n)to male prostitute)  
  punkish      adj  
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