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bung

 (bŭng)
n.
1. A stopper, especially for the hole through which a cask, keg, or barrel is filled or emptied.
2. A bunghole.
tr.v. bunged, bung·ing, bungs
1. To close with a cork or stopper.
2. Informal To injure or damage: fell on skis and bunged up my leg.
3. Chiefly British To fling; toss.

[Middle English bunge, from Middle Dutch bonge, from Late Latin pūncta, hole, from Latin, feminine past participle of pungere, to prick; see peuk- in Indo-European roots.]

bung

(bʌŋ)
n
1. (Chemistry) a stopper, esp of cork or rubber, for a cask, piece of laboratory glassware, etc
2. short for bunghole
vb (tr)
3. (often foll by up) to close or seal with or as with a bung: the car's exhaust was bunged up with mud.
4. slang Brit and Austral to throw; sling
[C15: from Middle Dutch bonghe, from Late Latin puncta puncture]

bung

(bʌŋ)
n
1. a gratuity; tip
2. a bribe
vb
bung it on (tr) to behave in a pretentious manner
[C16 (originally in the sense: a purse): perhaps from Old English pung, changed over time through the influence of bung1]

bung

(bʌŋ)
adj
1. useless
2. to fail or collapse
3. to die
[C19: from a native Australian language]

bung

(bʌŋ)
n.
1. a stopper for the opening of a cask.
2. a bunghole.
v.t.
3. to close with or as if with a bung; plug (often fol. by up).
[1400–50; late Middle English bunge < Middle Dutch bonge stopper]

bung


Past participle: bunged
Gerund: bunging

Imperative
bung
bung
Present
I bung
you bung
he/she/it bungs
we bung
you bung
they bung
Preterite
I bunged
you bunged
he/she/it bunged
we bunged
you bunged
they bunged
Present Continuous
I am bunging
you are bunging
he/she/it is bunging
we are bunging
you are bunging
they are bunging
Present Perfect
I have bunged
you have bunged
he/she/it has bunged
we have bunged
you have bunged
they have bunged
Past Continuous
I was bunging
you were bunging
he/she/it was bunging
we were bunging
you were bunging
they were bunging
Past Perfect
I had bunged
you had bunged
he/she/it had bunged
we had bunged
you had bunged
they had bunged
Future
I will bung
you will bung
he/she/it will bung
we will bung
you will bung
they will bung
Future Perfect
I will have bunged
you will have bunged
he/she/it will have bunged
we will have bunged
you will have bunged
they will have bunged
Future Continuous
I will be bunging
you will be bunging
he/she/it will be bunging
we will be bunging
you will be bunging
they will be bunging
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been bunging
you have been bunging
he/she/it has been bunging
we have been bunging
you have been bunging
they have been bunging
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been bunging
you will have been bunging
he/she/it will have been bunging
we will have been bunging
you will have been bunging
they will have been bunging
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been bunging
you had been bunging
he/she/it had been bunging
we had been bunging
you had been bunging
they had been bunging
Conditional
I would bung
you would bung
he/she/it would bung
we would bung
you would bung
they would bung
Past Conditional
I would have bunged
you would have bunged
he/she/it would have bunged
we would have bunged
you would have bunged
they would have bunged

Bung

The stopper for a Bunghole.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.bung - a plug used to close a hole in a barrel or flask
barrel, cask - a cylindrical container that holds liquids
plug, stopple, stopper - blockage consisting of an object designed to fill a hole tightly
Verb1.bung - give a tip or gratuity to in return for a service, beyond the compensation agreed on; "Remember to tip the waiter"; "fee the steward"
gift, present, give - give as a present; make a gift of; "What will you give her for her birthday?"
2.bung - close with a cork or stopper
close, shut - move so that an opening or passage is obstructed; make shut; "Close the door"; "shut the window"

bung

noun
1. stopper, top, cap, seal, cork, plug, spigot, stopple Pump the air out, then remove the bung.
2. place, put, stick (informal), position, lay, shove, lob (informal) Wrap it in a plastic bag and bung it in the freezer.
Translations
سَدّادَهيَرْمي، يَطْرَحُيَسُدُّ، يُغْلِقُ
házetzátkazátkovat
kastekylepropsmide
kastasponsteppa, stífla
kaištisnumestiužkimštiužkištivolė
aizkorķētaizmestaizspundētpārmestspunde

bung

[bʌŋ]
A. N
1. [of cask] → tapón m
2. (Brit) (= bribe) → soborno m
B. VT (Brit)
1. (also bung up) [+ pipe, hole] → tapar, taponar
to be bunged up [sink, pipe] → estar atascado, estar obstruido
my nose is bunged uptengo la nariz tapada
2. (= throw) → echar; (= put) → poner, meter
bung it overéchalo para acá
bung in VT + ADV (= include) → añadir
bung out VT + ADVtirar, botar

bung

[ˈbʌŋ]
n (= stopper) → bonde f, bouchon m
vt (British)
(= throw) → balancer
(= put) → mettre
bung up
vt (British)
(= block) [+ pipe, hole] → boucher
to get bunged up [+ pipe, sink] → se boucher
my nose is bunged up → j'ai le nez bouché

bung

(Brit)
n
(of cask)Spund(zapfen) m
(inf: = bribe) → Schmiergeld nt (inf)
vt
(Brit inf: = throw) → schmeißen (inf)
(inf: = bribe) → schmieren (inf)

bung

[bʌŋ]
1. ntappo, turacciolo
2. vt (Brit) (fam) (throw) → buttare
bung up vt + adv (pipe, hole) → tappare, otturare
my nose is bunged up (fam) → ho il naso otturato

bung

(baŋ) noun
the stopper of the hole in a barrel, a small boat etc.
verb
1. to block with such a stopper.
2. to throw. Bung it over here.
References in classic literature ?
Because those whalemen did not then, and do not now, try out their oil at sea as the Southern ships have always done; but cutting up the fresh blubber in small bits, thrust it through the bung holes of large casks, and carry it home in that manner; the shortness of the season in those Icy Seas, and the sudden and violent storms to which they are exposed, forbidding any other course.
When he, too, had been of the elect, through whom the country is governed--when he had had a bung in the campaign barrel for his own
Let him talk right along, fearlessly; let him pour his indifferent German forth, and when he lacks for a word, let him heave a SCHLAG into the vacuum; all the chances are that it fits it like a plug, but if it doesn't let him promptly heave a ZUG after it; the two together can hardly fail to bung the hole; but if, by a miracle, they SHOULD fail, let him simply say ALSO
de Chagny put his two hands together underneath it and, with a last effort, I burst the bung.
They lef' Boston Harbour for the great Grand Bank wid a roarin' nor'wester behind 'em an' all hands full to the bung.
But the sparrow crept under the tilt of the cart, and pecked at the bung of one of the casks till she loosened it; and than all the wine ran out, without the carter seeing it.
And as the carter went on with the other two horses, she again crept under the tilt of the cart, and pecked out the bung of the second cask, so that all the wine ran out.
At the far end the old woman found the ancient stables, and here with decaying planks she penned the horse for the night, pouring a measure of oats upon the floor for him from a bag which had bung across his rump.
Five bodies are still kept in Bung Tomo navy ship," Air Vice Marshall Sunarbowo Sandi told a press conference at the command post center of AirAsia plane victims operated here on Wednesday.
Overtighten a bung and you're likely to crack and split the rubber.
HARRY Redknapp said he was "sick and tired" of bung slurs and claimed he was victimised because of his Cockney accent, a court heard yesterday.
How can it be a bung when the chairman of the football club paid me?