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dunch

transitive verb \ˈdənch, ˈdu̇nch\

Definition of dunch

-ed/-ing/-es

dialectal, chiefly British

  1. :  to nudge or bump especially with the elbow

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Origin and Etymology of dunch

Middle English dunchen; probably akin to Icelandic, Swedish & Norwegian dunka to strike, Old Norse dynkr noise, dynr din — more at din


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dunch

noun \ˈdənch\

Definition of dunch

plural

-es

chiefly Scottish

  1. :  blow, push

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Origin and Etymology of dunch

Middle English dunche, from dunchen, verb


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dunch

adjective \ˈdənch, ˈdu̇nch\

Definition of dunch

  1. 1 dialectal, England :  hard of hearing

  2. 2 dialectal, England :  slow in recognition or comprehension

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Origin and Etymology of dunch

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