bunk
Pronunciation Noun

bunk (plural bunks)

  1. One of a series of berths or beds placed in tiers.
  2. (nautical) A built-in bed on board ship, often erected in tiers one above the other.
  3. (military) A cot.
  4. (US) A wooden case or box, which serves for a seat in the daytime and for a bed at night.
  5. (US, dialect) A piece of wood placed on a lumberman's sled to sustain the end of heavy timbers.
Translations Translations Translations
  • Russian: ко́йка
Verb

bunk (bunks, present participle bunking; past and past participle bunked)

  1. To occupy a bunk.
  2. To provide a bunk.
Noun

bunk (uncountable)

  1. (slang) Bunkum; senseless talk, nonsense.
Adjective

bunk (not comparable)

  1. (slang) defective, broken, not functioning properly
Synonyms Verb

bunk (bunks, present participle bunking; past and past participle bunked)

  1. (British) To fail to attend school or work without permission; to play truant (usually as in 'to bunk off').
  2. (dated) To expel from a school.
    • 1945, Evelyn Waugh, chapter 4, in Brideshead Revisited […], 3rd edition, London: Chapman & Hall, OCLC 54130892 ↗, book 1 (Et in Arcadia Ego), pages 83–84 ↗:
      She was bunked from the convent last term. I don't quite know what for.
Translations
Bunk
Proper noun
  1. Surname



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