bunk

noun (1)
\ˈbəŋk \

Definition of bunk 

(Entry 1 of 4)

1a : 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

bunk

verb
bunked; bunking; bunks

Definition of bunk (Entry 2 of 4)

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

bunk

noun (2)

Definition of bunk (Entry 3 of 4)

bunk

noun (3)

Definition of bunk (Entry 4 of 4)

British

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

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Examples of bunk in a Sentence

Verb

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

First Known Use of bunk

Noun (1)

1758, in the meaning defined at sense 1a

Verb

1840, in the meaning defined at intransitive sense

Noun (2)

1900, in the meaning defined above

Noun (3)

circa 1870, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for bunk

Noun (1)

probably short for bunker

Noun (3)

origin unknown

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Dictionary Entries near bunk

Buninawa

bunion

bunji-bunji

bunk

bunk bed

bunk car

bunker

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The first known use of bunk was in 1758

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bunk

noun
\ˈbəŋk \

Kids Definition of bunk

 (Entry 1 of 2)

1 : bunk bed

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

3 : a sleeping place

bunk

verb
bunked; bunking

Kids Definition of bunk (Entry 2 of 2)

: to stay overnight

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