hunk

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noun \ ˈhəŋk \

Definition of hunk

1 :a large lump, piece, or portion
  • a hunk of bread
2 :an attractive and usually well-built man

Examples of hunk in a Sentence

  1. a steak cut into meaty hunks

  2. That actor is such a hunk!

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Origin and Etymology of hunk

Dutch dialect hunke

hunk Synonyms

Synonyms
beefcake, pretty boy, stud, superstud
Related Words
babe [slang], dish, doll, dreamboat [slang], eye candy, eyeful, fox, knockout, stunner; lady-killer, sheik, womanizer
Near Antonyms
dog, grotesquerie (also grotesquery), monster, nerd

HUNK Defined for English Language Learners

hunk

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noun

Definition of hunk for English Language Learners

  • : a large lump or piece of something

  • : an attractive man


HUNK Defined for Kids

hunk

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noun \ ˈhəŋk \

Definition of hunk for Students

:a large lump or piece


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