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bunch

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noun \ˈbənch\

Simple Definition of bunch

  • : 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

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of bunch

  1. 1 :  protuberance, swelling

  2. 2 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>

bunchily

play \ˈbən-chə-lē\ adverb

bunchy

play \-chē\ adjective

Examples of bunch in a sentence

  1. He always had a bunch of keys on his belt.

  2. Dried herbs hung in bunches from the kitchen rafters.



Origin and Etymology of bunch

Middle English bunche


First Known Use: 14th century


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bunch

verb

Simple Definition of 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

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of bunch

  1. intransitive verb
  2. 1 :  swell, protrude

  3. 2 :  to form a group or cluster —often used with up

  4. transitive verb
  5. :  to form into a bunch

Examples of bunch in a sentence

  1. The child's tights bunched at the ankles.

  2. <the dress bunches a bit at the waist>



14th Century

First Known Use of bunch

14th century



BUNCH Defined for Kids

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bunch

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noun \ˈbənch\

Definition of bunch for Students

  1. 1 :  a number of things of the same kind growing together <a bunch of grapes>

  2. 2 :  1group 1 <a bunch of children>




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bunch

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verb

Definition of bunch for Students

bunched

bunching

  1. :  to gather in a bunch <The kids bunched together in the playground.>





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