do a bunk

idiom
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of do a bunk

British, informal
:to leave a place suddenly and without telling anyone
  • They did a bunk to avoid paying the rent.

Word by Word Definitions

do play
  1. : to bring to pass : carry out

  2. : put

  3. : perform, execute

  1. : fuss, ado

  2. : deed, duty

  3. : a festive get-together : affair, party

  1. : the first tone of the major scale in solfège

bunk play
  1. : bunk bed

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

  3. : a sleeping place

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

  2. : to provide with a bunk or bed

  1. : bunkum, nonsense

  1. : a hurried departure or escape


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