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Said of something that functions, but in a slightly strange, klugey way. It does the job and would be difficult to change, so its obvious non-optimality is left alone. Often used to describe interfaces. The more bugs something has that nobody has bothered to fix because workarounds are easier, the funkier it is. TECO and UUCP are funky. The Intel i860's exception handling is extraordinarily funky. Most standards acquire funkiness as they age. "The new mailer is installed, but is still somewhat funky; if it bounces your mail for no reason, try resubmitting it." "This UART is pretty funky. The data ready line is active-high in interrupt mode and active-low in DMA mode."
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It may be funkier than normal Duck Tape, but it''s just as strong, sticky and versatile and can be used for all sorts of fix, patch and repair jobs around the home and garden (it''s 100% waterproof).
Well, the fashionable get-up on offer in the UAE for little girls just got a little funkier with the launch of top designer, Diane von Furstenberg's range for GapKids and babyGap.
Design-wise, it is sleeker, more modern and much more funkier looking - a bit like the even funkier DS3.
But the Londoner has lately developed a passion for the electric version, getting into a funkier, pulsing fusion sound.
Besides the funkier looks, standard kit includes air conditioning, a plusher interior as well as the greater economy of a 1.
She bucks convention, however, by concentrating on the rolling pianos and barking trumpets of 1920s swing, although the album is actually at its best when she embraces the funkier, Motown influence.
Best known for being perched on stools and knocking out ballads, the boys showed a new, much funkier side when they performed an up-tempo mash of pop hits including Black Eyed Peas' I've Gotta Feeling, Beyonce's Halo and the Kings of Leon song Sex on Fire.
The boys also showed a new, much funkier sidewhentheyperformedan up-tempo mash up of pop hits including Black Eyed Peas' I've Gotta Feeling,Beyonce'sHaloandtheKing of Leon song Sex on Fire.
The new superheroes seem gentler (think Ryan Reynolds in "Green Lantern") or funkier (think Seth Rogen in "Green Hornet") or funnier (think Robert Downey Jr.
com What could be funkier than a timepiece which uses a pair of pupils to indicate the time - with the left eye looking to the hours, and the right at the minutes, it makes clock watching all the more exciting.
However, where she really shines is on the funkier numbers like "UDO" (That's "Unidentified Desirable Object" and the opening cut, "Let Go.
The country's brand manager at Behbehani Bros, Anthony Raymond, used everything from acrobats to a mad scientist to demonstrate how the new Porsche will be funkier, faster and, dare I say it, even greener with improved fuel consumption and decreased carbon emissions.