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
a steak cut into meaty hunks
That actor is such a hunk!
Recent Examples of hunk from the Web
Meanwhile, the handsome hunk Nicholas is more consumed with grief over his mother’s death than his recent ascension to stardom.
The chili-lime design here is perfect for a hunk of juicy melon, and also delicious with mango.
The slightly charred crust was layered with Alabama white barbecue sauce, mozzarella and smoked cheddar cheeses, hunks of beer-can chicken, pickled jalapenos and corn, all scented with hardwood smoke.
Leger and her team will remove entire hunks of fossil-laden material, packing them into giant wood boxes.
Big, yellowish hunks of shea butter play a leading role in the MAM display, which continues through Sept. 17.
Cade also has a new sidekick in the form of a plucky young orphan (Isabela Moner), plus backup from a few familiar faces including Josh Duhamel as that stoic military hunk and John Turturro as that super-annoying John Turturro character.
The plate included a sumptuous lump crab cake, two spiraled shrimp, a hunk of thick flounder, a couple of sea scallops and a lonely but wonderful clam casino.
The tomatoes, snappy green beans and hunks of potato become a substantial meal with the addition of...
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Origin and Etymology of hunk
Dutch dialect hunke
First Known Use: circa 1813See Words from the same year
HUNK Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of hunk for English Language Learners
: a large lump or piece of something
: an attractive man
HUNK Defined for Kids
Definition of hunk for Students
: a large lump or piece
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