gunk

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noun \ˈgəŋk\

Definition of gunk

  1. :  filthy, sticky, or greasy matter

gunky

play \ˈgəŋ-kē\ adjective

Examples of gunk in a sentence

  1. The engine was all full of gunk.

  2. 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

gunk

play
noun \ˈgəŋk\

Definition of gunk for English Language Learners

  • : material that is dirty, sticky, or greasy


GUNK Defined for Kids

gunk

play
noun \ˈgəŋk\

Definition of gunk for Students

  1. :  a dirty, greasy, or sticky substance

gunky

\ˈgəŋ-kē\ adjective

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