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bun 1

 (bŭn)
n.
1.
a. An unsweetened round or oblong roll, used especially to hold a hamburger patty or a hot dog.
b. A small sweetened roll, often spiced or containing dried fruit.
2. A tight roll of hair worn at the back of the head.

[Middle English bunne, probably from Old French bugne, boil, of Celtic origin.]

bun 2

 (bŭn)
n. Slang
A drunken spree.

[Origin unknown.]

bun

(bʌn)
n
1. (Cookery) a small roll, similar to bread but usually containing sweetening, currants, spices, etc
2. any of various types of small round sweet cakes
3. (Hairdressing & Grooming) a hairstyle in which long hair is gathered into a bun shape at the back of the head
4. have a bun in the oven slang to be pregnant
[C14: of unknown origin]

bun1

(bʌn)

n.
1. any of various usu. round bread rolls.
2. hair gathered into a round coil or knot, as at the nape of the neck.
3. buns, Slang. buttocks.
[1325–75; Middle English bunne, of obscure orig.]

bun2

(bʌn)

n. Idiom.
have a bun on, Slang. to be intoxicated.
[1895–1900, Amer.; of uncertain orig.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.bun - small rounded bread either plain or sweetbun - small rounded bread either plain or sweet
bread, breadstuff, staff of life - food made from dough of flour or meal and usually raised with yeast or baking powder and then baked
tea bread - sweetened buns to be eaten with tea
frankfurter bun, hotdog bun - a long bun shaped to hold a frankfurter
hamburger bun, hamburger roll - a round bun shaped to hold a hamburger patty
brioche - a light roll rich with eggs and butter and somewhat sweet
crescent roll, croissant - very rich flaky crescent-shaped roll
hard roll, Vienna roll - yeast-raised roll with a hard crust
soft roll - yeast-raised roll with a soft crust
kaiser roll - rounded raised poppy-seed roll made of a square piece of dough by folding the corners in to the center
Parker House roll - yeast-raised dinner roll made by folding a disk of dough before baking
clover-leaf roll - yeast-raised dinner roll made by baking three small balls of dough in each cup of a muffin pan
onion roll - yeast-raised roll flavored with onion
coffee roll, sweet roll - any of numerous yeast-raised sweet rolls with our without raisins or nuts or spices or a glaze
bagel, beigel - (Yiddish) glazed yeast-raised doughnut-shaped roll with hard crust

bun

noun
Slang. The part of one's back on which one rests in sitting.Used in plural:
buttock (used in plural), derrière, posterior, rump, seat.
Informal: backside, behind, bottom, rear.
Slang: fanny, tush.
Chiefly British: bum.
Translations
buchtahouskasladká žemle
bollebasse
pullatakalistonutturapakarat
pecivo
kontymolnárkazsemle
snúîur, bolla
バン
작은 빵
smalkmaizīte
brioška
kolačekkruhek
bulle
ขนมปังนุ่ม
bánh bao

bun

[bʌn]
A. N
1. (Culin) → bollo m, magdalena f (Brit) (= cake) → pastel m
to have a bun in the ovenestar en estado
2. (= hairstyle) → moño m
to wear one's hair in a bunrecogerse el pelo en un moño
3. buns (esp US) (= buttocks) → trasero msing
B. CPD bun fight N merienda servida para mucha gente

bun

[ˈbʌn]
n
(= cake) → petit gâteau m
(= roll) → petit pain m
[hair] → chignon m
buns npl (= buttocks) → cul m

bun

n
(= bread)Brötchen nt; (= iced bun etc)süßes Stückchen or Teilchen; (N Engl: = small cake) → Biskuittörtchen nt; to have a bun in the oven (sl)einen Braten in der Röhre haben (sl)
(= hairstyle)Knoten m; she wears her hair in a bunsie trägt einen Knoten

bun

[bʌn] n (Culin) → panino dolce; (of hair) → chignon m inv, crocchia
to wear one's hair in a bun → portare lo chignon

bun

(ban) noun
a kind of sweet cake. a currant bun.

bun

كَعْكَة مَحَلـّاة قَليلاً houska bolle weiches Brötchen κουλουράκι bollo pulla petit gâteau pecivo ciambella バン 작은 빵 bolletje bolle drożdżówka pão doce pequeno сдобная булочка bulle ขนมปังนุ่ม çörek bánh bao 小圆面包
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