bunk

6 ENTRIES FOUND:

1bunk

noun \ˈbəŋk\

Definition of BUNK

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
:  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

appoint, credenza, mission, settee

2bunk

verb

Definition of BUNK

intransitive verb
:  to occupy a bunk or bed :  stay the night <bunked with a friend for the night>
transitive verb
:  to provide with a bunk or bed

Examples of BUNK

  1. We'll bunk here for the night.
  2. She was able to bunk with friends.

First Known Use of BUNK

1840

3bunk

noun

Definition of BUNK

First Known Use of BUNK

1900

4bunk

noun

Definition of BUNK

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

Origin of BUNK

origin unknown
First Known Use: circa 1870

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