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bung

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noun \ˈbəŋ\

Simple Definition of bung

  • : a piece of wood, rubber, etc., that is used to close or cover a hole in a barrel

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of bung

  1. 1 :  the stopper especially in the bunghole of a cask; also :  bunghole

  2. 2 :  the cecum or anus especially of a slaughtered animal

Examples of bung in a sentence

  1. thousands of pounds in illegal bungs



Origin and Etymology of bung

Middle English, from Middle Dutch bonne, bonghe


First Known Use: 15th century


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bung

verb

Simple Definition of bung

  • : to put (something) in or into a place in a quick and careless way

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of bung

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1 :  to plug with or as if with a bung

  3. 2 British :  throw 1

Examples of bung in a sentence

  1. <we had bunged up the moving van so much that we couldn't have possibly squeezed in one more thing>



1589

First Known Use of bung

1589


BUNG Defined for Kids

bung

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noun \ˈbəŋ\

Definition of bung for Students

  1. :  a stopper that closes or covers a hole in a barrel




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