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bunk

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noun \ˈbəŋk\

Definition of bunk

  1. 1 a :  bunk bed b :  a built-in bed (as on a ship) that is often one of a tier of berths c :  a sleeping place

  2. 2 :  a feeding trough for farm animals and especially cattle



Origin of bunk

probably short for bunker


First Known Use: 1758

Other Furniture and Woodworking Terms


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bunk

verb

Definition of bunk

  1. intransitive verb
  2. :  to occupy a bunk or bed :  stay the night <bunked with a friend for the night>

  3. transitive verb
  4. :  to provide with a bunk or bed



Examples of bunk in a sentence

  1. We'll bunk here for the night.

  2. She was able to bunk with friends.



1840

First Known Use of bunk

1840


3

bunk

noun

Definition of bunk



1900

First Known Use of bunk

1900


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bunk

noun

Definition of bunk

British

  1. :  a hurried departure or escape —usually used in the phrase do a bunk



Origin of bunk

origin unknown


First Known Use: circa 1870



BUNK Defined for Kids

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bunk

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noun \ˈbəŋk\

Definition of bunk for Students

  1. 1 :  bunk bed

  2. 2 :  a built-in bed (as on a ship or train)

  3. 3 :  a sleeping place




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bunk

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verb

Definition of bunk for Students

bunkedbunking

  1. :  to stay overnight





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