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bunk

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 and Etymology of bunk

probably short for bunker

Other Furniture and Woodworking Terms


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bunk

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 in a Sentence

  1. We'll bunk here for the night.

  2. She was able to bunk with friends.

First Known Use of bunk

1840

bunk Synonyms


3

bunk

noun

Definition of bunk

First Known Use of bunk

1900


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bunk

noun

Definition of bunk

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

Origin and Etymology of bunk

origin unknown



BUNK Defined for Kids

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bunk

noun \ ˈbəŋk \

Definition of bunk for Students

1 : bunk bed
2 : a built-in bed (as on a ship or train)
3 : a sleeping place

2

bunk

verb

Definition of bunk for Students

bunked; bunking
: to stay overnight


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