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1bung

noun \ˈbəŋ\

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

Full Definition of BUNG

1
:  the stopper especially in the bunghole of a cask; also :  bunghole
2
:  the cecum or anus especially of a slaughtered animal

Examples of BUNG

  1. thousands of pounds in illegal bungs

Origin of BUNG

Middle English, from Middle Dutch bonne, bonghe
First Known Use: 15th century

Rhymes with BUNG

2bung

verb

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

Full Definition of BUNG

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

Examples of BUNG

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

First Known Use of BUNG

1589
BUNG Defined for Kids

bung

noun \ˈbəŋ\

Definition of BUNG for Kids

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

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