bunk off

Definition of bunk off

British, informal

  1. 1 :  to not go to (school, work, etc.) We used to bunk off school as kids.

  2. 2 :  to leave early from school, work, etc. He bunked off early last Friday.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  bunk bed

    :  a built-in bed (as on a ship) that is often one of a tier of berths

    :  a sleeping place

  1. :  to occupy a bunk or bed :  stay the night

    :  to provide with a bunk or bed

  1. :  bunkum, nonsense

  1. :  from a place or position

    :  away from land

    :  at a distance in space or time

  1. : used as a function word to indicate physical separation or distance from a position of rest, attachment, or union

    :  to seaward of

    :  from the possession or charge of

  1. :  seaward

    :  right

    :  more removed or distant

  1. :  to go away :  depart

    :  kill, murder

  1. : office; officer; official

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to cast off or become cast off

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