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gunk

noun \ˈgəŋk\

: material that is dirty, sticky, or greasy

Full Definition of GUNK

:  filthy, sticky, or greasy matter
gunky \ˈgəŋ-kē\ adjective

Examples of GUNK

  1. The engine was all full of gunk.
  2. I need to wipe this gunk off my hands.

Origin of GUNK

from Gunk, trademark for a cleaning solvent
First Known Use: 1943

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