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- n. The quality of being punky (in various senses).
As someone who grew up on Black Flag and the Dead Kennedys, I sneered at their power pop punkiness when Dookie hit big.
Her punkiness captures a spirit of teenage rebellion that doesn’t feel artificial, but she has enough heart so you can’t help but come to cheer her on, even when she’s making mistakes.
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