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
The cafe burger ($18), a hefty hunk of beef topped with bacon and melted Muenster and wedged between toasted, buttery buns, was an enthusiastic take, enhanced by a cone of thin-cut fries which, unfortunately, needed more salt.
This whopping, tanklike hunk of plastic requires Paganini-level fiddling to position correctly in your ear.
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Origin and Etymology of hunk
Dutch dialect hunke
First Known Use: circa 1813
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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