Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.


After his boasted avidity to execute the service, he must wear an air of funking it.

You guessed that the chief who led us against those Spaniards was funking!

Guess I've never done a thing to allow any man to think I was funking.

It was no use, he said, snivelling, or funking the thing; so he went into battle valiantly.

George almost hoped she would, for he was, as he confessed to himself, “funking it.”

"D'you mean to say there isn't—no one," he said, funking the word.

Well, that's I suppose the easiest kind and yet I'm funking it.

Bet's funking it,—she's a mammy's girl,—she's tied to her mammy's apron-strings, he-he-he!

Unless indeed your being here has been just a reason for her funking it.

Moreover, dying's none so dreadful; it's the funking makes it bad.