noun \ˈbənch\

: a group of things of the same kind that are held or tied together or that grow together

: a group of people or things that are together or are associated with each other in some way

: a large amount

Full Definition of BUNCH

a :  a number of things of the same kind <a bunch of grapes>
b :  group 2a <a bunch of friends>
c :  a considerable amount :  lot <a bunch of money>
bunch·i·ly \ˈbən-chə-lē\ adverb
bunchy \-chē\ adjective

Examples of BUNCH

  1. He always had a bunch of keys on his belt.
  2. Dried herbs hung in bunches from the kitchen rafters.

Origin of BUNCH

Middle English bunche
First Known Use: 14th century

Rhymes with BUNCH



: to put (things or people) together in a group or bunch

: to form a group

of clothing : to form a group of tight folds on or around part of your body

Full Definition of BUNCH

intransitive verb
:  to form a group or cluster —often used with up
transitive verb
:  to form into a bunch

Examples of BUNCH

  1. The child's tights bunched at the ankles.
  2. <the dress bunches a bit at the waist>

First Known Use of BUNCH

14th century


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