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Noun: bunk  búngk
  1. Beds built one above the other
    - bunk bed
  2. A bed on a ship or train; usually in tiers
    - berth, built in bed
  3. A rough bed (as at a campsite)
  4. [informal] Statements or beliefs that are untrue or make no sense
    - bunkum [informal], buncombe [informal], guff [informal], rot [informal], hogwash [informal], flapdoodle [N. Amer, informal], rhubarb [Brit, informal], Irish bull [slang], bull [slang], junk [informal], bilge [informal], nonsense, jive [N. Amer, informal], folderol, rubbish [informal], tripe [informal], trumpery [archaic], trash [informal], wish-wash [informal], applesauce [N. Amer, informal], codswallop [Brit, informal], falderal
  5. [informal] Something that makes no sense; words with no meaning
    - nonsense, nonsensicality, meaninglessness, hokum [informal]
  6. A long trough for feeding cattle
    - feed bunk
Verb: bunk  búngk
  1. Provide with a bunk
    "We bunked the children upstairs"
  2. [informal] Avoid paying
    "bunk the subway fare";
    - beat
  3. [informal] Flee; take to one's heels; cut and run
    "If you see this man, bunk!";
    - scat [informal], run, scarper [Brit, informal], turn tail [informal], lam [N. Amer, informal], run away, hightail it [N. Amer, informal], head for the hills [informal], take to the woods [informal], escape, fly the coop [informal], break away, leg it [Brit, informal]
  4. [Brit, informal] Be absent from work or school without permission
    "The boy often bunks off";
    - bunk off [Brit, informal], play hooky [N. Amer, informal], skive [Brit, informal], mitch [Ireland, informal], truant, wag [Austral, NZ, informal], play truant

Derived forms: bunks, bunked, bunking

See also: run

Type of: bed, cheat, chisel [informal], content, cut, drivel, garbage, go away, go forth, leave, manger, message, off [informal], rip off [informal], skip, subject matter, substance, trough

Encyclopedia: Bunk, Tom