What is punk?

  • (noun): Substance that smolders when ignited; used to light fuses (especially fireworks).
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on punk, punks:

Punk - Slang and Other Uses
... "Punk", an archaic term for prostitute, as used by Shakespeare A cattail. ...
Folk Punk - History - 2000s
... In the early 00s a Plan-It-X Records sound, heavily influenced by underground 90s pop punk and classic DIY ethic began to take shape ... For many in the punk community the record label has become almost synonymous with folk punk, though they have released a lot of electric acts with little or no folk ... bands of this period include Defiance, Ohio (a cello driven pop punk band), This Bike Is A Pipe Bomb (a pacifist country/punk band), and Against Me! At ...
... The Exserts were an Australian punk rock band, based in Sydney, who played from 1981 until 1986 ... They also appeared on the Aberrant 1984 Sydney punk compilation Not So Humdrum ...
Folk Punk
... Folk punk (known in its early days as rogue folk) is a fusion of folk music and punk rock ... Folk punk achieved some mainstream success in that decade ... In more recent years, its subgenres Celtic punk and Gypsy punk have experienced some commercial success ...
James Spooner
... James Spooner is the director of Afro-punk, a documentary film exploring race identity in the punk scene ... cult following, largely among minority punks centralized around a message board on his website afropunk.com ... All his life he was part of the predominantly Eurocentric punk scene, but had always considered himself to be black, despite being the only biracial kid in his family and his siblings often referring to him ...

More definitions of "punk":

  • (noun): A teenager or young adult who is a performer (or enthusiast) of punk rock and a member of the punk youth subculture.
    Synonyms: punk rocker
  • (noun): Rock music with deliberately offensive lyrics expressing anger and social alienation; in part a reaction against progressive rock.
    Synonyms: punk rock

Famous quotes containing the word punk:

    When there’s no future
    How can there be sin
    We’re the flowers in the dustbin
    We’re the poison in your human machine
    We’re the future
    Your future
    God Save the Queen
    The Sex Pistols, British punk band (1976-1979)