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bung

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noun \ˈbəŋ\

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

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 English Language Learners

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bung

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noun \ˈbəŋ\

Definition of bung for English Language Learners

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

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bung

verb

Definition of bung for English Language Learners

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


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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