Definition of gunk
: filthy, sticky, or greasy matter
gunkyplay \ˈgəŋ-kē\ adjective
Examples of gunk in a sentence
The engine was all full of gunk.
I need to wipe this gunk off my hands.
Origin and Etymology of gunk
from Gunk, trademark for a cleaning solvent
First Known Use: 1943
GUNK Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of gunk for English Language Learners
: material that is dirty, sticky, or greasy
GUNK Defined for Kids
Definition of gunk for Students
: a dirty, greasy, or sticky substance
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