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  • n. The quality of being punky (in various senses).


punky +‎ -ness (Wiktionary)


  • As someone who grew up on Black Flag and the Dead Kennedys, I sneered at their power pop punkiness when Dookie hit big.

    Archive 2005-12-01

  • 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.

    Paint It Black


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