1 a long trough for feeding cattle [syn: feed bunk]
3 a rough bed (as at a campsite)
4 unacceptable behavior (especially ludicrously false statements) [syn: bunkum, buncombe, guff, rot, hogwash]
6 beds built one above the other [syn: bunk bed]
1 avoid paying; "beat the subway fare" [syn: beat]
2 provide with a bunk; "We bunked the children upstairs"
3 flee; take to one's heels; cut and run; "If you see this man, run!"; "The burglars escaped before the police showed up" [syn: run, scarper, turn tail, lam, run away, hightail it, head for the hills, take to the woods, escape, fly the coop, break away]
- , /bʌŋk/, /bVNk/
- Rhymes with: -ʌŋk
Etymology 1Sense of sleeping berth possibly from Scottish English bunker, origin is uncertain but possibly Scandanavian. Confer Old Swedish bunke. See also boarding, flooring and confer bunch.
(nautical) built-in bed on board ship
Etymology 2Shortened from bunkum, a variant of buncombe.
- Finnish: soopa
to fail to attend school without permission
- Finnish: lintsata
Bunk may refer to:
bunk in Portuguese: Tarimba
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