Associations to the word «Bunk»


BUNK, noun. One of a series of berths or bed placed in tiers.
BUNK, noun. (nautical) A built-in bed on board ship, often erected in tiers one above the other.
BUNK, noun. (military) A cot.
BUNK, noun. (US) A wooden case or box, which serves for a seat in the daytime and for a bed at night.
BUNK, noun. (US) (dialect) A piece of wood placed on a lumberman's sled to sustain the end of heavy timbers.
BUNK, verb. To occupy a bunk.
BUNK, verb. To provide a bunk.
BUNK, noun. (slang) Bunkum; senseless talk, nonsense.
BUNK, verb. (British) To fail to attend school or work without permission; to play truant (usually as in 'to bunk off').
BUNK, verb. (obsolete) To expel from a school.
BUNK BED, noun. Two or more beds fixed on top of one another, so that one person can sleep in each bunk at a different height.
BUNK BEDS, noun. Plural of bunk bed
BUNK OFF, verb. (British) (slang) To play truant

Dictionary definition

BUNK, noun. A long trough for feeding cattle.
BUNK, noun. A bed on a ship or train; usually in tiers.
BUNK, noun. A rough bed (as at a campsite).
BUNK, noun. Unacceptable behavior (especially ludicrously false statements).
BUNK, noun. A message that seems to convey no meaning.
BUNK, noun. Beds built one above the other.
BUNK, verb. Avoid paying; "beat the subway fare".
BUNK, verb. Provide with a bunk; "We bunked the children upstairs".
BUNK, verb. Flee; take to one's heels; cut and run; "If you see this man, run!"; "The burglars escaped before the police showed up".

Wise words

All our words are but crumbs that fall down from the feast of the mind.
Kahlil Gibran