Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun punk

5 senses of punk

Sense 1
hood, hoodlum, goon, punk, thug, tough, toughie, strong-armer -- (an aggressive and violent young criminal)
       => criminal, felon, crook, outlaw, malefactor -- (someone who has committed a crime or has been legally convicted of a crime)

Sense 2
punk -- (substance that smolders when ignited; used to light fuses (especially fireworks))
       => igniter, ignitor, lighter -- (a substance used to ignite or kindle a fire)

Sense 3
kindling, tinder, touchwood, spunk, punk -- (material for starting a fire)
       => igniter, ignitor, lighter -- (a substance used to ignite or kindle a fire)

Sense 4
punk rocker, punk -- (a teenager or young adult who is a performer (or enthusiast) of punk rock and a member of the punk youth subculture)
       => adolescent, stripling, teenager, teen -- (a juvenile between the onset of puberty and maturity)

Sense 5
punk rock, punk -- (rock music with deliberately offensive lyrics expressing anger and social alienation; in part a reaction against progressive rock)
       => rock 'n' roll, rock'n'roll, rock-and-roll, rock and roll, rock, rock music -- (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.")

Antonyms of adj punk

1 sense of punk

Sense 1
bum, cheap, cheesy, chintzy, crummy, punk, sleazy, tinny -- (of very poor quality; flimsy)

INDIRECT (VIA inferior) -> superior -- (of high or superior quality or performance; "superior wisdom derived from experience"; "superior math students")

Similarity of adj punk

1 sense of punk

Sense 1
bum, cheap, cheesy, chintzy, crummy, punk, sleazy, tinny -- (of very poor quality; flimsy)
       => inferior (vs. superior) -- (of low or inferior quality)

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